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SPILLAGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does spillage mean? 

SPILLAGE (noun)
  The noun SPILLAGE has 2 senses:

1. the amount that has spilled
2. the act of allowing a fluid to escape

  Familiarity information: SPILLAGE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SPILLAGE (noun)


Sense 1spillage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The amount that has spilled

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("spillage" is a kind of...):

indefinite quantity (an estimated quantity)


Sense 2spillage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of allowing a fluid to escape

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

spillage; spill; release

Hypernyms ("spillage" is a kind of...):

flow; stream (the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression)


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