spillage

[spil-ij]
noun
1.
the act or process of spilling.
2.
an amount that spills or is spilled.

Origin:
1920–25; spill1 + -age

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spillage (ˈspɪlɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  an instance or the process of spilling
2.  something spilt or the amount spilt

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Example sentences
In practice, spillage from neighboring bands can cause interference even in
  these tiny slivers of spectrum.
Non-government scientists worry that the spillage estimate is too small.
The pressure could cause the fuel tank to eventually crack, resulting in
  spillage.
Pack the frozen or refrigerated food into airtight containers to reduce the
  risk of spillage during shipping.
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