any material that fills a space or container
"there was not enough fill for the trench"
flow into something (as a container)
a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.
woof, weft, filling, pick(noun)
the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
(dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth
"when he yawned I could see the gold fillings in his teeth"; "an informal British term for `filling' is `stopping'"
the act of filling something
Anything that is used to fill something.
The contents of a pie, etc.
A piece of amalgam used to fill a cavity in a tooth.
Of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach
a filling meal
that which is used to fill a cavity or any empty space, or to supply a deficiency; as, filling for a cavity in a tooth, a depression in a roadbed, the space between exterior and interior walls of masonry, the pores of open-grained wood, the space between the outer and inner planks of a vessel, etc
the woof in woven fabrics
prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'filling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4058
The numerical value of filling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of filling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
You don't necessarily need a new center, this is filling a critical gap.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
After that, it caught on. By summer, you had kids from all over the country filling the jailhouses up.
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Translations for filling
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- stopsel, vullend, vulselAfrikaans
- плънка, пълнеж, пломба, засищащBulgarian
- Füllung, mächtig, sättigendGerman
- σφράγισμα, γέμιση, γέμισμα, γόμωση, χορταστικόςGreek
- پر کردنPersian
- paikka, täyttävä, täyteFinnish
- wypełnienie, nadzienie, syty, plombaPolish
- recheio, enchimento, obturaçãoPortuguese
- наполнение, пломба, начинка, заполнениеRussian
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