spilling

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

spilling (countable and uncountable, plural spillings)

  1. The act of dropping or spreading out of a fluid or particles.
    • 2005, Margaret E. Owens, Stages of Dismemberment (page 58)
      Such a notion identified woman with breaches in boundaries, with lack of shape or definition, with openings and exudings and spillings forth.
  2. (figuratively) The action of spreading out in the manner of a fluid.

Verb[edit]

spilling

  1. Present participle of spill.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From spilla (to corrupt) +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spilling f (genitive singular spillingar, no plural)

  1. corruption

Declension[edit]