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
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.
British National Corpus
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
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.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
It makes a lot of sense that there would be men working in relative isolation in the pine forests and filling those forests with their song.
This is our problem, and together, we need to get on it, it is filling our jails and prisons, clogging our court systems, and stretching our drug treatment capacity while destroying people and their families.
The unprecedented disruption to economic activity in China has resulted in an estimated 4 million b/d of lost oil demand compared to 5 million b/d during the Great Recession in 2008/09, and finite storage capacity in China - though large - is filling up quickly, presenting further downside risk if storage is ultimately breached.
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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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