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spillover

noun [C] (LIQUID)  /ˈspɪlˌəʊ.vər/ US  /-ˌoʊ.vɚ/ mainly US
an amount of liquid that has become too much for the object that contains it and flows or spreads out: The spillover from the adjacent river flooded the lower fields.Movement of liquids
(Definition of spillover noun (LIQUID) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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