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spill

  1. [spɪl]

    (pt, pp spilled or spilt)

    1. VT

      1. [+ water, salt] derramar, verter

        cry 2., 2)

      2. [+ rider] hacer caer, desarzonar

  2. derramarse, verterse

    1. N

      1. (=fall) caída f

      2. (=spillage) vertido m

  3. [spɪl]

    N (for lighting fire) pajuela f

Examples from texts

The biodegradation rate of the spill is unknown and was probably under 10% in the first few months.
Su capacidad de bio- degradación es desconocida (en los primeros meses, probablemente inferior al 10%).
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
The potentially most serious exposure exists during the initial stages of a spill, particularly when volatile crude oils, condensates or light refined products are involved.
La exposición potencialmente más seria existe durante las etapas iniciales de un derrame, particularmente cuando se ven involucrados hidrocarburos crudos volátiles, condensados o productos livianos refinados.
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One of the few extremely sheltered shores in Prince William Sound, still heavily oiled in June 1990, more than a year after the Exxon Valdez spill.
Una de las pocas costas extremadamente sensibles ambientalmente en el Estrecho de Príncipe Guillermo, todavía contaminada gravemente en junio de 1990, más de un año después del derrame del Exxon Valdez.
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This was the first major oil spill in a coral reef area where considerable baseline information was present prior to the spill.
Este fue el primer derrame grave de hidrocarburos ocurrido en un área de arrecifes de coral en el que se disponía de una cantidad considerable de información de línea base existente antes del evento.
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He turned the corner and almost ran into his father, who stepped back, as though worried the coffee he carried would spill.
Dobló la esquina y estuvo a punto de tropezar con su padre, que retrocedió, como si lo preocupara derramar el café que llevaba.
Kava, Alex / A Perfect EvilKava, Alex / Bajo Sospecha
Bajo Sospecha
Kava, Alex
A Perfect Evil
Kava, Alex
© S.M. Kava 2000
'Yes. I wanted Compton's guts spilling out on the ground like with the rabbit my father'd shot with number-six pellets a couple of months earlier.
– Sí, quería ver las entrañas de Compton derramándose en el suelo como las de ese conejo que mi padre había tumbado con cartuchos número 6 un par de meses antes.
Simmons, Dan / Phases of GravitySimmons, Dan / Fases de Gravedad
Fases de Gravedad
Simmons, Dan
© 1991 Ediciones В S.A.
© 1989 by Dan Simmons
Phases of Gravity
Simmons, Dan
© 1989, 2001 by Dan Simmons
Despite the best efforts of individual organizations, spills will continue to occur and will affect the local environment.
Pese a los mejores esfuerzos de las organizaciones individuales, los derrames seguirán ocurriendo y ellos afectarán al medio ambiente.
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Oil spills can occur in locations where the access to the work site is difficult.
Los derrames de hidrocarburos pueden producirse en lugares donde el acceso al lugar de trabajo es difícil.
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Recognizing the inevitability of future spills, management responsibilities should also give high priority to developing contingency plans that will ensure prompt response to mitigate the adverse effect of any spills.
Al reconocer lo inevitable de futuros derrames, los responsables de la gestión también deben dar gran prioridad al desarrollo de planes de contingencia que garanticen una pronta respuesta para mitigar los efectos adversos de cualquier derrame.
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No, the researchers haven't spilled coffee on their lab coats.
No, los investigadores no derramaron café sobre sus batas de laboratorio.
Most spills are smaller than these two examples and the effects on sediment fauna not so spectacular.
La mayoría de los derrames de hidrocarburos no son tan grandes como estos dos ejemplos y los efectos sobre la fauna de los sedimentos no han sido tan graves.
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Before Christine could answer, her brother charged through the group, spilling Emily Fulton’s coffee and almost knocking Paul Galloway to the floor.
Antes de que Christine pudiera contestar, su hermano arremetió contra el grupo, derramando el café de Emily Fulton y empujando a Paul Calloway.
Kava, Alex / A Perfect EvilKava, Alex / Bajo Sospecha
Bajo Sospecha
Kava, Alex
A Perfect Evil
Kava, Alex
© S.M. Kava 2000
He stuffed the spilled groceries back into the sack and shoved it under his arm.
Volvió a guardar los alimentos en la bolsa y se la metió bajo el brazo.
Kava, Alex / A Perfect EvilKava, Alex / Bajo Sospecha
Bajo Sospecha
Kava, Alex
A Perfect Evil
Kava, Alex
© S.M. Kava 2000
The three men already in the boat leaned the opposite way to keep it level and only a little water spilled in as Cato rolled into the bottom, causing the craft to rock alarmingly.
Los tres hombres que ya estaban dentro del bote se inclinaron hacia el lado contrario para mantener el equilibrio y sólo entró un poco de agua cuando Cato cayó rodando al fondo, haciendo que la embarcación se meciera de forma alarmante.
Scarrow, Simon / The Eagle's ConquestScarrow, Simon / Roma Vincit!
Roma Vincit!
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
© de la traducción: Montserrat Batista, 2002
© de la presente edición: Edhasa, 2002
The Eagle's Conquest
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
Recognizing the inevitability of future spills, management responsibilities should also give high priority to developing contingency plans that will ensure prompt response to mitigate the adverse effect of any spills.
Al reconocer lo inevitable de futuros derrames, los responsables de la gestión también deben dar gran prioridad al desarrollo de planes de contingencia que garanticen una rápida respuesta para mitigar los efectos adversos de cualquier derrame.
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spill1/6
spɪlderramar; verterExamples

you're spilling the milk — estás derramando la leche
you've spilled or spilt coffee on your shirt — te ha caído café en la camisa
she spilled or spilt wine all over the table — derramó el vino por toda la mesa

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Collocations

spill over
desbordarse
spill the beans
cantar
spill the beans
desembuchar
spill over
desbordar
spill the beans
descubrir el pastel

Word forms

spill

verb
Basic forms
Pastspilled, spilt
Imperativespill
Present Participle (Participle I)spilling
Past Participle (Participle II)spilled, spilt
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I spillwe spill
you spillyou spill
he/she/it spillsthey spill
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am spillingwe are spilling
you are spillingyou are spilling
he/she/it is spillingthey are spilling
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have spilled, spiltwe have spilled, spilt
you have spilled, spiltyou have spilled, spilt
he/she/it has spilled, spiltthey have spilled, spilt
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been spillingwe have been spilling
you have been spillingyou have been spilling
he/she/it has been spillingthey have been spilling
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I spilled, spiltwe spilled, spilt
you spilled, spiltyou spilled, spilt
he/she/it spilled, spiltthey spilled, spilt
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was spillingwe were spilling
you were spillingyou were spilling
he/she/it was spillingthey were spilling
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had spilled, spiltwe had spilled, spilt
you had spilled, spiltyou had spilled, spilt
he/she/it had spilled, spiltthey had spilled, spilt
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been spillingwe had been spilling
you had been spillingyou had been spilling
he/she/it had been spillingthey had been spilling
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will spillwe shall/will spill
you will spillyou will spill
he/she/it will spillthey will spill
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be spillingwe shall/will be spilling
you will be spillingyou will be spilling
he/she/it will be spillingthey will be spilling
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have spilled, spiltwe shall/will have spilled, spilt
you will have spilled, spiltyou will have spilled, spilt
he/she/it will have spilled, spiltthey will have spilled, spilt
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been spillingwe shall/will have been spilling
you will have been spillingyou will have been spilling
he/she/it will have been spillingthey will have been spilling
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would spillwe should/would spill
you would spillyou would spill
he/she/it would spillthey would spill
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be spillingwe should/would be spilling
you would be spillingyou would be spilling
he/she/it would be spillingthey would be spilling
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have spilled, spiltwe should/would have spilled, spilt
you would have spilled, spiltyou would have spilled, spilt
he/she/it would have spilled, spiltthey would have spilled, spilt
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been spillingwe should/would have been spilling
you would have been spillingyou would have been spilling
he/she/it would have been spillingthey would have been spilling
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am spilled, spiltwe are spilled, spilt
you are spilled, spiltyou are spilled, spilt
he/she/it is spilled, spiltthey are spilled, spilt
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being spilled, spiltwe are being spilled, spilt
you are being spilled, spiltyou are being spilled, spilt
he/she/it is being spilled, spiltthey are being spilled, spilt
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been spilled, spiltwe have been spilled, spilt
you have been spilled, spiltyou have been spilled, spilt
he/she/it has been spilled, spiltthey have been spilled, spilt
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was spilled, spiltwe were spilled, spilt
you were spilled, spiltyou were spilled, spilt
he/she/it was spilled, spiltthey were spilled, spilt
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being spilled, spiltwe were being spilled, spilt
you were being spilled, spiltyou were being spilled, spilt
he/she/it was being spilled, spiltthey were being spilled, spilt
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been spilled, spiltwe had been spilled, spilt
you had been spilled, spiltyou had been spilled, spilt
he/she/it had been spilled, spiltthey had been spilled, spilt
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be spilled, spiltwe shall/will be spilled, spilt
you will be spilled, spiltyou will be spilled, spilt
he/she/it will be spilled, spiltthey will be spilled, spilt
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been spilled, spiltwe shall/will have been spilled, spilt
you will have been spilled, spiltyou will have been spilled, spilt
he/she/it will have been spilled, spiltthey will have been spilled, spilt

spill

noun
SingularPlural
Common casespillspills
Possessive casespill'sspills'