the act of spoiling or the state of being spoiled.
material or the amount of material that is spoiled or wasted:
The spoilage in today’s shipment is much too great.
the decay of foodstuffs due to the action of bacteria; rotting:
He was concerned about the spoilage of fruit on the way to market.
the act or an instance of spoiling or the state or condition of being spoilt
an amount of material that has been wasted by being spoilt: the spoilage of corn was considerable
noun 1. a bank of excavated refuse or waste earth, as of shale from surface coal mining.
verb (used with object), spoiled or spoilt, spoiling. 1. to damage severely or harm (something), especially with reference to its excellence, value, usefulness, etc.: The water stain spoiled the painting. Drought spoiled the corn crop. 2. to diminish or impair the quality of; affect detrimentally: Bad weather spoiled their vacation. 3. to impair, damage, or […]
- Spoiled priest
noun 1. (Irish) a person who was a student for the priesthood but who has withdrawn or been dismissed
noun 1. a person or thing that spoils. 2. a person who robs or ravages; despoiler; plunderer. 3. Aeronautics. a device used to break up the airflow around an aerodynamic surface, as an aircraft wing, in order to slow the movement through the air or to decrease the lift on the surface and, as a […]