A spill occurs when the contents of something, usually in liquid form, is emptied out onto a surface, person or clothes, often unintentionally.

Spill may also refer to:

  • Oil spill
  • Chemical spill
  • Data spill
  • Leadership spill
  • Spill (audio), where audio from one source is picked up by a microphone intended for a different source
  • Variable spilling, a side effect of register allocation
  • Thin sticks of wood or paper, used for transferring fire, and stored in a spill vase
  • SPILL – an acronym for St Pancras International Low Level, the Thameslink platforms at St Pancras railway station in London


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