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One that fills, as:
a. Something added to augment weight or size or fill space.
b. A composition, especially a semisolid that hardens on drying, used to fill pores, cracks, or holes in wood, plaster, or other construction surfaces before finishing.
c. Tobacco used to form the body of a cigar.
d. A short item used to fill space in a publication.
e. Something, such as a news item, public-service message, or music, used to fill time in a radio or television presentation.
f. A sheaf of loose papers used to fill a notebook or binder.
g. Architecture An element, such as a plate, used to fill the space between two supporting members.


1. a person or thing that fills
2. an object or substance used to add weight or size to something or to fill in a gap
3. (Building) a paste, used for filling in cracks, holes, etc, in a surface before painting
4. (Building) architect a small joist inserted between and supported by two beams
a. the inner portion of a cigar
b. the cut tobacco for making cigarettes
6. (Journalism & Publishing) journalism articles, photographs, etc, to fill space between more important articles in the layout of a newspaper or magazine
7. (Theatre) informal something, such as a musical selection, to fill time in a broadcast or stage presentation
8. (Broadcasting) a small radio or television transmitter used to fill a gap in coverage


(ˈfɪl ər)

1. a person or thing that fills.
2. a thing or substance used to fill a gap, cavity, or the like.
3. a substance used to fill cracks, pores, etc., in a surface before painting or varnishing.
4. a substance used to give solidity, bulk, etc., as sizing.
5. journalistic material of secondary importance used to fill out a column or page.
6. cotton, down, or other material used to stuff or pad an object.
7. a plate inserted between two parallel structural members to connect them.
8. the tobacco forming the body of a cigar.


or fil•ler

(ˈfi lɛər, ˈfɪl ɛər)

n., pl. -lér.
a monetary unit of Hungary, equal to 1/100 of the forint.
[1900–05; < Hungarian < Middle High German vierer type of coin =vier four + -er -er1]


A substance carried in an ammunition container such as a projectile, mine, bomb, or grenade. A filler may be an explosive, chemical, or inert substance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.filler - used for filling cracks or holes in a surface
putty - a dough-like mixture of whiting and boiled linseed oil; used especially to patch woodwork or secure panes of glass
mastic - a pasty cement used as an adhesive or filler
sealing material - any substance used to seal joints or fill cracks in a porous surface
sizing, size - any glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics; "size gives body to a fabric"
stiffener - material used for stiffening something
2.filler - 100 filler equal 1 forint in Hungary
Hungarian monetary unit - monetary unit in Hungary
forint - the basic unit of money in Hungary
3.filler - copy to fill space between more important articles in the layout of a magazine or newspaper
written matter, copy - matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials
4.filler - anything added to fill out a whole; "some of the items in the collection are mere makeweights"
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
5.filler - the tobacco used to form the core of a cigar
cigar - a roll of tobacco for smoking
baccy, tobacco - leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
أداة المَلءحَشْوَه، مادَة الحَشْو
áfyllarispartl, fyllir, kítti
dolgu maddesihuni


A. N
1. (for cracks in wood, plaster) → masilla f; (in foodstuffs) → relleno m (Press) → relleno m
2. (= device) [of bottle, tank] → rellenador m; (= funnel) → embudo m
B. CPD filler cap Ntapa f del depósito de gasolina


(= funnel)Trichter m
(Build: = paste for cracks) → Spachtelmasse f
(Press, TV) → Füllsel nt, → (Lücken)füller m
(Chem, for plastics) → Füllstoff m
(Ling) filler (word)Füllwort nt


[ˈfɪləʳ] n (for cracks, in wood, plaster) → stucco


(fil) verb
1. to put (something) into (until there is no room for more); to make full. to fill a cupboard with books; The news filled him with joy.
2. to become full. His eyes filled with tears.
3. to satisfy (a condition, requirement etc). Does he fill all our requirements?
4. to put something in a hole (in a tooth etc) to stop it up. The dentist filled two of my teeth yesterday.
as much as fills or satisfies someone. She ate her fill.
filled adjective
having been filled.
ˈfiller noun
1. a tool or instrument used for filling something, especially for conveying liquid into a bottle.
2. material used to fill cracks in a wall etc.
ˈfilling noun
anything used to fill. The filling has come out of my tooth; He put an orange filling in the cake.
ˈfilling-station noun
a place where petrol is sold.
fill in
1. to add or put in (whatever is needed to make something complete). to fill in the details.
2. to complete (forms, application etc) by putting in the information required. Have you filled in your tax form yet?
3. to give (someone) all the necessary information. I've been away – can you fill me in on what has happened?
4. to occupy (time). She had several cups of coffee at the cafeteria to fill in the time until the train left.
5. to do another person's job temporarily. I'm filling in for her secretary.
fill up
to make or become completely full. Fill up the petrol tank, please.


n (derm) relleno
References in classic literature ?
Doctor Emory continued to talk, and tried a fresh cigar, and, despite the fact that his reception-room was overflowing, delivered, not merely a long, but a live and interesting, dissertation on the subject of cigars and of the tobacco leaf and filler as grown and prepared for cigars in the tobacco-favoured regions of the earth.
She was, out and out, the very best filler of a pipe, I should say, in the four quarters of the globe.
His topics include quality control, physical and chemical properties of fillers and filled materials, the organization of interface and matrix containing fillers, the effect of fillers on the mechanical and rheological properties of filled materials, the morphology of filled systems, the effect of fillers on exposure to different environments, the influence of fillers on the performance of other additives and vice versa, fillers in materials combinations, fillers in different processing methods, and hazards in filler use.
RTI Surgical (RTI) (Nasdaq: RTIX), a surgical implant company, announced on Monday the receipt of regulatory clearance from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for nanOss Bioactive bone void filler in Australia.
The batch feeder meters a continuous flow of product to the hopper of the volumetric filler thereby reducing the amount of manual labor involved in keeping the hopper full.
If a doctor doesn't really understand what fillers can do - and many don't - a patient might say, "I don't like this line around my mouth" and the doctor will inject filler directly into it without addressing what's causing that line.
Key statement: A rubber formulation with good wet traction properties includes one or more elastomers and at least two types of particulate filler materials including at least one of which has a relatively high free surface energy in water (i.
Vitro Minerals announces the commercialization of a synthetic lightweight mineral filler for plastics and sealants that is 10-17% lower in specific gravity than traditional fillers commonly used.
The most commonly used filler on the global market is ground calcium carbonate (GCC), followed by precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) and carbon black.
The mechanical properties as well as reinforcing and toughening effects of the inorganic plate-like filler reinforced polymer composites have been extensively studied in the past two decades.
Cabot Corporation has obtained a patent for a polymeric product comprised of at least one polymer and a blend of two or more different types of fillers having different physical, chemical, or morphological properties, wherein the blend of fillers have a unimodal pore size distribution and/or a unimodal aggregate size distribution, wherein the two or more different types of fillers each have a different DBP and the blend has a DBP that is lower than an average DBP of each filler present based on each individual DBP and amount of each filler present or wherein the two or more different types of fillers each have a different crushed DBP and the blend has a crushed DBP that is lower than any crushed DBP of each individual filler present.