(intr, adverb) to overflow or be forced out of an area, container, etc
mainly US and Canadian the act of spilling over
mainly US and Canadian the excess part of something
economics any indirect effect of public expenditure
astronomy the part of the noise associated with a radio telescope using a dish antenna caused by pick-up by a secondary antenna from directions that do not intercept the dish
Pore Over vs. Pour OverSince pour is a common word and sounds identical to pore, many English speakers use the verb pour in the verb phrase pore over meaning “to meditate or ponder intently.”
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drain, inundate, brim, deluge, spill, leak, drown, pour, swamp, cascade, gush, submerge, soak, overrun, engulf, sprinkle, stream, squirt, flow, dribble
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Examples from the Web for spill over
But the major political forces in Lebanon decided to try to quarantine the spill-over effect to that northern area.Is Syria Being 'Lebanized' or is Lebanon Being 'Syrianized'?|Hussein Ibish|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The more connected we are, and the higher our incomes, the more our actions have spill-over impacts on others.