noun Australian and New Zealand Slang.
an unexpected result.

noun use of verb phrase boil over Unabridged
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If the material comes in contact with water, it can rapidly expand, resulting in foaming and explosive boil-over.
Hold over a flame until the acid boils, shaking a little to avoid a strong, abrupt boil-over.
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