Definitions for filling
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word filling.
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, picknoun
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
Filling is a substance used to fill gaps or spaces in objects, such as a dent, crack, or hole, in order to make it whole or complete. It is commonly used in fields such as dentistry, construction, and food preparation.
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.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Filling is ranked #99845 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Filling surname appeared 181 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Filling.
97.7% or 177 total occurrences were White.
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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
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
It's designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything is new again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains comes, it stops, and leaves you to face the fall alone.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.
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Translations for filling
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- vulsel, vullend, stopselAfrikaans
- засищащ, пломба, плънка, пълнежBulgarian
- Füllung, sättigend, mächtigGerman
- σφράγισμα, χορταστικός, γόμωση, γέμισμα, γέμισηGreek
- پر کردنPersian
- paikka, täyttävä, täyteFinnish
- syty, plomba, wypełnienie, nadzieniePolish
- obturação, enchimento, recheioPortuguese
- заполнение, пломба, начинка, наполнениеRussian
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