What does filling mean?

Definitions for filling
ˈfɪl ɪŋfill·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. filling, fill(noun)

    any material that fills a space or container

    "there was not enough fill for the trench"

  2. filling(noun)

    flow into something (as a container)

  3. filling(noun)

    a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.

  4. woof, weft, filling, pick(noun)

    the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

  5. filling(noun)

    (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'"

  6. filling(noun)

    the act of filling something

Wiktionary

  1. filling(Noun)

    Anything that is used to fill something.

  2. filling(Noun)

    The contents of a pie, etc.

  3. filling(Noun)

    A piece of amalgam used to fill a cavity in a tooth.

  4. filling(Adjective)

    Of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach

    a filling meal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Filling

    of Fill

  2. Filling(noun)

    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

  3. Filling(noun)

    the woof in woven fabrics

  4. Filling(noun)

    prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. filling

    In ship-carpentry, wood fitted on a timber or elsewhere to make up a defect in the moulding way. This name is sometimes given to a chock.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'filling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4058

How to pronounce filling?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of filling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of filling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of filling in a Sentence

  1. Bryden Teich:

    Technically, oil looks like it is breaking down, the forward curve has come in, storage is filling up and people are concerned about supply coming online.

  2. Suh Kune-yull:

    Blowing up isn't the most ideal way, it might be less dramatic than an explosion, but filling the tunnel up with concrete, or sand or gravel would be best.

  3. Chris Hemsworth:

    It was lots of big vegetable soups and giant salads, you feel like it’s a large meal and you have a sense that you’re filling up.

  4. Clarence Graham:

    So 'jail, no bail' gave us an opportunity to be arrested, spend the 30 days in jail without paying the money. In so doing, it would help keep the money in our treasury and not swell the treasury of the city and the county, after that, it caught on. By summer, you had kids from all over the country filling the jailhouses up.

  5. Tim Wilson:

    If you look at what's being acquired, everyone is filling in product gaps.

Images & Illustrations of filling

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