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Filling Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of filling something
  • (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 yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
  • a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.
  • flow into something (as a container)
  • any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench" ,
  • flow into something (as a container) ,
  • (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'" ,
  • a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc. ,
  • the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving ,
  • the act of filling something

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Filling'


  • Filling: Filling may refer to: Filling (cooking), a food mixture used for stuffing Dental fillings Symplectic filling, a kind of cobordism in mathematics Part of
  • Space-filling model: In chemistry, a space-filling model, also known as a calotte model, is a type of three-dimensional molecular model where the atoms are represented by
  • Space-filling curve: In mathematical analysis, a space-filling curve is a curve whose range contains the entire 2-dimensional unit square (or more generally an n-dimensional
  • Filling Factories in the United Kingdom: A Filling Factory was a munitions factory which specialised in filling various munitions, such as bombs, shells, cartridges, pyrotechnics, screening smokes
  • Filling station: A filling station is a facility which sells fuel and usually lubricants for motor vehicles. The most common fuels sold today are gasoline (gasoline or
  • Filling Up with Heaven: "Filling Up with Heaven" is a song by the British synthpop group The Human League. It is taken from the Octopus album of 1995. "Filling Up with Heaven"
  • The Great Filling Station Holdup: "The Great Filling Station Hold Up" is a song written and performed by American popular music singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett. It was first released on

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'Filling' example sentence in quotations


* Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties. - Jules Renard

* Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. - William Butler Yeats

* Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire. - William Butler Yeats


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Filling Sample Sentences in News


  • Private firms filling Latin America's security gap
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A panic alert flashed across Alberto Herrera's computer screen. Men claiming to be with the notorious Gulf Cartel had stopped a convoy transporting chemicals through a lawless regio Read more on this news related to 'Filling'
  • Chocolate Cake with Whipped Fudge Filling and Chocolate Buttercream
    Difficulty: Hard | Total Time: 2 hrs 20 mins, plus 1 hr cooling time | Makes: 1 (8-inch) layer cake, or 8 to 10 servings Read more on this news related to 'Filling'
  • Filling the void
    Leanndra Gilbert walked off the volleyball court at Brownson Arena on Sunday evening in tears. Read more on this news related to 'Filling'

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