spill over

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v spill over overflow with a certain feeling "The children bubbled over with joy","My boss was bubbling over with anger"
    • v spill over be disgorged "The crowds spilled out into the streets"
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Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “If you must cry over spilled milk then please try to condense it”
  • James Dye
    James Dye
    “There are many truely horrible things goin' on in the world whilst we're lost to the druthers over spilled milk.”

Usage

In literature:

Don't cry over spilled milk.
"Oklahoma Sunshine" by Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller
One sharp curve in the track and that load will spill all over the place.
"Sure Pop and the Safety Scouts" by Roy Rutherford Bailey
No use crying over spilled milk.
"The Space Rover" by Edwin K. Sloat
At the same time, glasses pop into fragments all over the room and spill beer over the people holding them.
"The Flying Cuspidors" by V. R. Francis
I leaned back in my chair to watch, while Worth, full of his subject, spilled over in words.
"The Million-Dollar Suitcase" by Alice MacGowan
You're too fond of running about saying you can't help this and you can't help that ... and spilling over!
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
He had black hair that spilled all over his forehead, and tiny button eyes.
"Occasion for Disaster" by Gordon Randall Garrett
A green mass spilled its contents as it leaped over the waves and fell back.
"Astounding Stories, May, 1931" by Various
Enough light spilled over from the Nipe's lair to illuminate the tunnel.
"Anything You Can Do" by Gordon Randall Garrett
We're not given to spilling over, but we have lost a dear friend and chum whose place can never be filled by another.
"The Come Back" by Carolyn Wells
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In poetry:

I heard the wild downfall,
And knew it must spill
A passionate heart out
All over the hill.
"The Waterfall" by Henry Kendall
In the blue harbor of your eyes
Snow falls in July.
Ships laden with turquoise
Spill over the sea and are not drowned.
"Maritime Poem" by Nizar Qabbani
" And still the chase goes on, and still
The wine shall spill, and vacant places
Be given over to the new
As love untrue keeps changing faces.
"The Lanawn Shee" by Francis Ledwidge
And make supple your limbs.
'Tis a pity the silk
Of your waistcoat is stained.
Why! Your heart's full of milk,
And so full, it spills over!
I'm not of your ilk.
"The Foreigner" by Amy Lowell
Two foaming tankards over-spill,
And soon, ah! not too soon, they will
Our thirst be slaking.
Stout lad! he does not dream that he
A page of history maybe
Is blandly making.
"Dram-Shop Ditty" by Robert W Service
Then lo! his empty hands were piled
With all gifts craved in dreams of mine,
And over me the pilgrim-child
Spilled benefits divine:
Joy, Heart's Desire, and Peace most fair,
Fell there.
"The Wayfarer" by Anna Johnston MacManus

In news:

Work continued Monday to clean about 2,000 gallons spilled from the Bahamas-flagged Alchiba at Pensacola 's port over the weekend.
BP fined, charged in oil spill that showed 'profit over prudence '.
Florida tourism officials are taking to the airwaves to try and combat worries over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Article "Sewage Spill Over Recharge Zone" Is Not Available At This Time.
The oil company BP recently settled a seven-year dispute over the extent to which a terminal in Maryland was prepared for major spills.
Well, after the commercial and the expected spill-over of results into the 10 pm hour.
Clean up crews work frantically to clean up the spill that now covers over 1800 square miles of ocean.
The impact caused the sewage truck to roll over and spill some of the contents in the truck onto the road.
The saga of Russian punk band Pussy Riot continues to spill over national borders.
Alexander rancher sues Zenergy Inc over salt water spill.
After three years of uncertainty and cleanup, Alexander rancher Linda Monson has decided to sue Oklahoma-based Zenergy Inc over a pipeline that spilled salt water onto her property and into Charbonneau Creek in January 2006.
Politics spill over to soccer in Croatia, Serbia .
Sewage spills over recharge zone.
Joe Barton, Republican congressman from Texas, accused the White House Thursday of a '$20 billion shakedown ' of BP over the Gulf oil spill.
A lot of ink has been spilled over the last few years on the open-source software movement.
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In science:

When covering Σ with (regularly spaced or patch-wise regularly spaced) templates, a certain amount of template spill-over beyond ∂Σ is unavoidable.
Optimum Placement of Post-1PN GW Chirp Templates Made Simple at any Match Level via Tanaka-Tagoshi Coordinates
Spill-over across the m1 = m2 boundary line of Σ (equal-mass boundary-line) is a true penalty, and thus (d) should be kept to a minimum.
Optimum Placement of Post-1PN GW Chirp Templates Made Simple at any Match Level via Tanaka-Tagoshi Coordinates
In order to minimize spill-over across the equal-mass boundary-line of Σ, while optimizing template placement for equal-mass sources (which are credited to be most abundant ), the algorithm is started by placing a sufficient number of templates along the equal-mass boundary line.
Optimum Placement of Post-1PN GW Chirp Templates Made Simple at any Match Level via Tanaka-Tagoshi Coordinates
At higher energies, the incoming wave spills over the barrier, samples smaller-R interactions, and is no longer well-described as a plane wave.
Ultracold Collisions of Fermionic OD Radicals
This value represents the total equivalent system noise power, measured in the unit of Kelvin, including atmospheric radiation and attenuation, antenna noise, spill over, amplifier noise, loss in transmission, etc.
A New System Noise Measurement Method Using a 2-bit Analog-To-Digital Converter
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