What does filling mean?

Definitions for filling
ˈfɪl ɪŋfill·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. filling, fillnoun

    any material that fills a space or container

    "there was not enough fill for the trench"

  2. fillingnoun

    flow into something (as a container)

  3. fillingnoun

    a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.

  4. woof, weft, filling, picknoun

    the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

  5. fillingnoun

    (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. fillingnoun

    the act of filling something

Wiktionary

  1. fillingnoun

    Anything that is used to fill something.

  2. fillingnoun

    The contents of a pie, etc.

  3. fillingnoun

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

  4. fillingadjective

    Of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach

    a filling meal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Filling

    of Fill

  2. Fillingnoun

    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. Fillingnoun

    the woof in woven fabrics

  4. Fillingnoun

    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

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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. Migdalia Bulnes:

    There are many, many people just like that in our communities, they are leaders, they have a job, they have experience, they have communication, they're making decisions, they're filling out reports. So those were the individuals that we thought of when we started talking about this program and exactly what we wanted to see come into The Chicago Police Department.

  2. Moderna Inc:

    The company is proposing filling vials with additional doses of vaccine, up to 15 doses versus the current 10 doses, moderna would need to have further discussions with the FDA to assure the agency’s comfort with this approach before implementing.

  3. The Atlantic:

    Things didn't improve when anchor Jon Scott, filling in for Martha MacCallum, covered the story in the 7pm hour. Jon Scott interviewed Pete Buttigieg and repeatedly aimed at casting doubt on The Atlantic reporting. Jon Scott emphasized the denials from Trump flacks and claimed to Pete Buttigieg.

  4. Jacques Erni:

    With the price level today of oil there's really no need for us to increase the lines, it's more filling them up than increasing them.

  5. Rick Buhr:

    Mandi Steed was one of the people that really stepped up and... was working a ton of hours, filling in, and I'm sure it wore on Mandi Steed, we lost a lot of good people who either got other jobs or decided to leave this industry for something else.

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