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spill over

verb
1.
(intransitive, adverb) to overflow or be forced out of an area, container, etc
noun
2.
(mainly US & Canadian) the act of spilling over
3.
(mainly US & Canadian) the excess part of something
4.
(economics) any indirect effect of public expenditure
5.
(astronomy) the part of the noise associated with a radio telescope using a dish antenna caused by pick-up by a secondary antenna from directions that do not intercept the dish
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