The unregulated outflow of water from a reservoir that occurs when its maximum storage capacity is exceeded.
Water released through the dam spillways, rather than through the turbines. Involuntary spill occurs when reservoirs are full and flows exceed the capacity of the powerhouse or power output needs. Voluntary spill is one method used to pass juvenile fish without danger of turbine passage.
Releasing water through the spillway rather than through the turbine units.
Release of immaculum which occurs at death.
To destroy; to kill; to put an end to.
To mar; to injure; to deface; hence, to destroy by misuse; to waste.
To cause to flow out and be lost or wasted; to shed, or suffer to be shed, as in battle or in manslaughter; as, a man spills another's blood, or his own blood.
To be destroyed, ruined, or wasted; to come to ruin; to perish; to waste.
Light that strikes areas where it's unwanted
Unwanted light onstage.
Unwanted light on stage.
Unwanted spreading of light from the edges of a light source.
A bit of wood split off; a splinter.
A slender piece of anything.
A small roll of paper, or slip of wood, used as a lamplighter, etc.
To cover or decorate with slender pieces of wood, metal, ivory, etc.; to inlay.
One of the thick laths or poles driven horizontally ahead of the main timbering in advancing a level in loose ground.
To suffer to fall or run out of a vessel; to lose, or suffer to be scattered; -- applied to fluids and to substances whose particles are small and loose; as, to spill water from a pail; to spill quicksilver from a vessel; to spill powder from a paper; to spill sand or flour.
The scattering or dispersion of a liquid or any matter in loose pieces from the; original container and into the environment.
A strip of cedar, usually included in a cigar box, used to light a cigar. Unlike a candle or a fluid lighter, cedar does not alter the taste of the cigar when it is being lit.
the act of allowing a fluid to escape
A strip of cedar used to light a cigar when using a candle or a fluid lighter, both of which can alter the taste of the cigar.
liquid that is spilled; "clean up the spills"
cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container; "spill the milk"; "splatter water"
cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"