The difference between spillage and spill
is that “spillage” is the process or action of spilling and “spill” is to drop something so that it spreads out or makes a mess; to accidentally pour.
- The process or action of spilling.
- That which has been spilled.
- (transitive) To drop something so that it spreads out or makes a mess; to accidentally pour.
- (intransitive) To spread out or fall out, as above.
- (transitive) To drop something that was intended to be caught.
- To mar; to damage; to destroy by misuse; to waste.
- (obsolete) To be destroyed, ruined, or wasted; to come to ruin; to perish; to waste.
- To cause to flow out and be lost or wasted; to shed.
- To cover or decorate with slender pieces of wood, metal, ivory, etc.; to inlay.
- (nautical) 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.
- (transitive, Australian politics) To open the leadership of a parliamentary party for re-election.
- (transitive) To reveal information to an uninformed party.
- (of a knot). To come undone.
- I spilled some sticky juice on the kitchen floor.
- Some sticky juice spilled onto the kitchen floor.
- He was so topful of himself, that he let it spill on all the company.
- That should have been that, but Hart caught a dose of the Hennessey wobbles and spilled Adlene Guedioura’s long-range shot.
- They [the colours] disfigure the stuff and spill the whole workmanship.
- Spill not the morning in recreations.
- That thou wilt suffer innocents to spill.
- to revenge his blood so justly spilt
- ‘You wanted to know where we were going. Follow me. I’m going to spill it.’
- He spilled his guts out to his new psychologist.
- (countable) A mess of something that has been dropped.
- A fall or stumble.
- A small stick or piece of paper used to light a candle, cigarette etc by the transfer of a flame from a fire.
- A slender piece of anything.
- (mining) One of the thick laths or poles driven horizontally ahead of the main timbering in advancing a level in loose ground.
- (sound recording) The situation where sound is picked up by a microphone from a source other than that which is intended.
- (obsolete) A small sum of money.
- (Australian politics) A declaration that the leadership of a parliamentary party is vacant, and open for re-election. Short form of leadership spill.
- The bruise is from a bad spill he had last week.
- Kit froze with the pipe between his teeth, the relit spill pressed to the weed within it.