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, pick(noun)
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
Examples of filling in a Sentence
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.
God willing, we will start filling it on June 10.
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.
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.
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.
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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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