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

How to pronounce filling?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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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. 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.

  2. Jules Renard:

    Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.

  3. Glenn Hinson:

    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.

  4. Kristi Noem:

    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.

  5. Jeffery Currie:

    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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