Definition of Overspilling

1. Verb. (present participle of overspill) ¹



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Definition of Overspilling

1. overspill [v] - See also: overspill

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overspilling

overspeeding
overspend
overspender
overspenders
overspending
overspendings
overspends
overspent
overspice
overspiced
overspices
overspicing
overspill
overspill estate
overspilled
overspilling (current term)
overspills
overspilt
overspin
overspins
oversplit
oversplits
overspoke
overspoken
oversprang
overspray
overspray surface texture
oversprays
overspread
overspreading

Literary usage of Overspilling

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1. The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest; the by Upton Sinclair (1915)
"They held carouse in every boozing den, slatternly, unkempt, bleary-eyed, and tousled, leering and gibbering, overspilling with foulness and corruption, ..."

2. The People of the Abyss by Jack London (1903)
"They held carouse in every boozing ken, slatternly, unkempt, bleary-eyed, and tousled, leering and gibbering, overspilling with foulness and corruption, ..."

3. The Conflict of Colour: The Threatened Upheaval Throughout the World by Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale (1910)
"For that there will be some day an overflow, an overspilling of black men, seems tolerably certain. By the end of the present century there should certainly ..."

4. In London Town by Frank Berkeley Smith (1906)
"To him the waves were of molten gold, the ships treasuries of color overspilling their riches as did the Venetian galleys; not the squalor, the reek, ..."

5. Union, Disunion, and Reunion: A Letter to General Franklin Pierce, Ex by John Louis O'Sullivan (1862)
"That no earthly power can prevent the necessary overspilling of this vast growth of our ei- pansive race over all Mexico and Central America. ..."

6. Emerging World Cities in Pacific Asia by Fu-chen Lo, Yue-man Yeung (1996)
"overspilling was such that, by 1970, these housing estates were accommodating more than 255000 persons outside the gazetted area of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia, ..."

7. Landscapes of Eastern Provence by John Underwood, Pat Underwood (2002)
"overspilling with day- trippers, Moustiers is best seen very early or late in the day. Its magnificent setting cannot be appreciated from ..."

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