Found 2 items, similar to Spilt.
English → English
v 1: cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a
container; “spill the milk”
; “splatter water”
2: flow, run or fall out and become lost; “The milk spilled
across the floor”
; “The wine spilled onto the table”
3: cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or
over; “spill the beans all over the table”
4: pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or
small quantities; “shed tears”
; “spill blood”
; “God shed
His grace on Thee”
, pour forth
5: reveal information; “If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!”
“The former employee spilled all the details”
n 1: liquid that is spilled; “clean up the spills”
2: a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or
other obstruction [syn: spillway
3: the act of allowing a fluid to escape [syn: spillage
4: a sudden drop from an upright position; “he had a nasty
spill on the ice”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spilt
; p. pr. & vb. n.
To cover or decorate with slender pieces of wood, metal,
ivory, etc.; to inlay. [Obs.] --Spenser.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spilled
, or Spilt
; p. pr.
& vb. n. Spilling
.] [OE. spillen,sually, to destroy, AS.
spillan, spildan, to destroy; akin to Icel. spilla to
destroy, Sw. spilla to spill, Dan. spilde, G. & D. spillen to
squander, OHG. spildan.]
1. To destroy; to kill; to put an end to. [Obs.]
And gave him to the queen, all at her will
To choose whether she would him save or spill.
Greater glory think [it] to save than spill.
2. To mar; to injure; to deface; hence, to destroy by misuse;
to waste. [Obs.]
They [the colors] disfigure the stuff and spill the
whole workmanship. --Puttenham.
Spill not the morning, the quintessence of day, in
3. To suffer to fall or run out of a vessel; to lose, or
suffer to be scattered; -- applied to fluids and to
substances whose particles are small and loose; as, to
spill water from a pail; to spill quicksilver from a
vessel; to spill powder from a paper; to spill sand or
Note: Spill differs from pour in expressing accidental loss,
-- a loss or waste contrary to purpose.
4. To cause to flow out and be lost or wasted; to shed, or
suffer to be shed, as in battle or in manslaughter; as, a
man spills another's blood, or his own blood.
And to revenge his blood so justly spilt. --Dryden.
5. (Naut.) To relieve a sail from the pressure of the wind,
so that it can be more easily reefed or furled, or to
lessen the strain.
(Naut.), a rope used for spilling, or
dislodging, the wind from the belly of a sail. --Totten.
imp. & p. p. of Spill