overspill definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To spill over.
  • noun:
    • The work of spilling over.
    • something which spills over: an overspill of milk.
    • Chiefly British Movement of individuals from overcrowded places to less inhabited areas.
    • That which spills more than.
    • the event of surplus fluid (as water) exceeding the restriction or capability
    • the moving of individuals from overcrowded towns and cities; they have been accommodated in brand-new homes or apartments in smaller cities
  • verb:
    • To spill-over, to overflow, to pour out-of.

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