What does filling mean?

Definitions for filling
ˈfɪl ɪŋfill·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word filling.

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
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say filling in sign language?

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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. Laurie Essig:

    Of course, it doesn't make sense to spend all that money, but marriage is a magic ritual, and magic will always outweigh more pragmatic stuff, like going down to city hall and filling out forms.

  2. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    God willing, we will start filling it on June 10.

  3. A Bartlett Giamatti:

    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.

  4. Ethiopian Water Minister Sileshi Bekele:

    We didn't agree on the filling of the dam as Egypt presented a new proposal requesting the filling to be carried out in 12-21 years. This is not acceptable. We will start the filling of the dam by July.

  5. Sharon Palmer:

    If you have a mean lasagna recipe, skip the meat and add layers of greens, broccoli and peppers and perhaps some pine nuts and cashew cheese instead of the meat and cheese. If you love Taco Tuesday, make your tacos veggie by skipping the meat and serving black beans or a vegetarian mushroom tofu filling.

Images & Illustrations of filling

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