spillover

[ spil-oh-ver ]
/ ˈspɪlˌoʊ vər /

noun

the act of spilling over.
a quantity of something spilled over; overflow.

Origin of spillover

First recorded in 1940–45; noun use of verb phrase spill over
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spillover


n.

1940, from verbal phrase, from spill (v.) + over (adv.).

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