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
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
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.
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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
Examples of filling in a Sentence
This is filling a critical gap.
The mini ones and the big ones with the filling.
God willing, we will start filling it on June 10.
Filling a bookcase is like gathering a social circle.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
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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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