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fill·ing

 (fĭl′ĭng)
n.
1. An act or instance of filling.
2. Something used to fill a space, cavity, or container: a gold filling in a tooth.
3. An edible mixture used to fill pastries, sandwiches, or cakes. See Note at frosting.
4. The horizontal threads that cross the warp in weaving; weft.

filling

(ˈfɪlɪŋ)
n
1. the substance or thing used to fill a space or container: pie filling.
2. (Dentistry) dentistry
a. any of various substances (metal, plastic, etc) for inserting into the prepared cavity of a tooth
b. the cavity of a tooth so filled
3. (Textiles) textiles another term for weft
adj
(of food or a meal) substantial and satisfying

fill•ing

(ˈfɪl ɪŋ)

n.
1. an act or instance of filling.
2. something that is put in as a filler.
3. a substance such as cement, amalgam, gold, or the like, used to fill a cavity caused by decay in a tooth.
4. Also called weft , woof. yarn carried by the shuttle and interlacing at right angles with the warp in woven cloth.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.filling - any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench"
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
cement - any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth
2.filling - flow into something (as a container)
flow - any uninterrupted stream or discharge
refilling, replenishment, renewal, replacement - filling again by supplying what has been used up
3.filling - a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.
concoction, intermixture, mixture - any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
lekvar - a sweet filling made of prunes or apricots
4.filling - the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weavingfilling - the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
thread, yarn - a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
weave - pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
5.filling - (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'"
dental appliance - a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
inlay - (dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place
dental medicine, dentistry, odontology - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
6.filling - the act of filling something
change of integrity - the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something
saturation - the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid
flowage, flood - the act of flooding; filling to overflowing

filling

noun
1. stuffing, padding, filler, wadding, inside, insides, contents, innards (informal) make the filling from down or feathers
adjective
1. satisfying, heavy, square, substantial, ample a well-spiced and filling meal
Translations
تَعْبِئَه، حَشْوه
náplňplomba
fyldplombe
betöltés
fylling
nadevzalivka

filling

[ˈfɪlɪŋ]
A. N
1. [of tooth] → empaste m, emplomadura f (S. Cone)
2. (Culin) → relleno m
B. ADJ [food, dish] → que llena mucho
this dish is very fillingeste plato llena mucho
C. CPD filling station N = petrol station

filling

[ˈfɪlɪŋ]
n
[cake, pancake] → garniture f, fourrage m; [roll, sandwich] → garniture f
(for tooth)plombage m
adj [food, meal] → consistant(e)filling station nstation-service f

filling

n
(in tooth) → Füllung f, → Plombe f; my filling’s come outich hab eine Füllung or Plombe verloren; I had to have three fillingsich musste mir drei Zähne plombieren or füllen lassen
(Cook, in pie, tart) → Füllung f
adj foodsättigend

filling

[ˈfɪlɪŋ]
1. n (for tooth) → otturazione f (Culin) → ripieno
2. adj (food) → sostanzioso/a

fill

(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.
noun
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.

fill·ing

n. [dental] empaste; obturación; restauración.

filling

n (dent) obturación f (form), empaste m
References in classic literature ?
Meg's eyes kept filling in spite of herself, Jo was obliged to hide her face in the kitchen roller more than once, ant the little girls wore a grave, troubled expression, as if sorrow was a new experience to them.
One runs from tree to tree over the frosted ground picking the gnarled, twisted apples and filling his pockets with them.
What a tableful we were at supper: two long rows of restless heads in the lamplight, and so many eyes fastened excitedly upon Antonia as she sat at the head of the table, filling the plates and starting the dishes on their way.
As they went cutting sidewise through the water, the sails bellied taut, with the wind filling and overflowing them.
Exerting his renovated powers to their utmost, he was yet filling the arches of the cave with long and full tones, when a yell burst into the air without, that instantly stilled his pious strains, choking his voice suddenly, as though his heart had literally bounded into the passage of his throat.
Shortly afterwards, a man in a blue cotton frock, much soiled, came in and bought a pipe, filling the whole shop, meanwhile, with the hot odor of strong drink, not only exhaled in the torrid atmosphere of his breath, but oozing out of his entire system, like an inflammable gas.
Love, whether newly-born, or aroused from a death-like slumber, must always create a sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, that it overflows upon the outward world.
The strong vapor now completely filling the contracted hole, it began to tell upon him.
In the opposite corner are two tables, filling a third of the room and laden with dishes and cold viands, which a few of the hungrier guests are already munching.
And George and Tom moved to a comfortable seat in the chimney-corner, while Aunte Chloe, after baking a goodly pile of cakes, took her baby on her lap, and began alternately filling its mouth and her own, and distributing to Mose and Pete, who seemed rather to prefer eating theirs as they rolled about on the floor under the table, tickling each other, and occasionally pulling the baby's toes.
Clarence dropped in from time to time and said the public excitement was growing and growing all the time, and the whole country filling up with human masses as far as one could see from the battlements.
I wish my epitaph may tell the truth about me if the man did not answer up at once, and say he would go and borrow a board as soon as he had lit the pipe which he was filling.