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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 ?
Son, those same fellows would steal crusts from starving men and pull gold fillings from the mouths of corpses, yep, and squawk like Sam Scratch if some blamed corpse hit back.
My only becoming occupations is to help young flaunting pagins to brush and comb and titiwate theirselves into whitening and suppulchres, and leave the young men to think that there an't a bit of padding in it nor no pinching ins nor fillings out nor pomatums nor deceits nor earthly wanities--an't it, miss
Will you be a little Dorcal, going about emptying a big basket of comforts, and filling it up with good deeds?
One runs from tree to tree over the frosted ground picking the gnarled, twisted apples and filling his pockets with them.
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.
The strong vapor now completely filling the contracted hole, it began to tell upon him.
But all this is quite different from a South Sea Sperm Whaler; which in a voyage of four years perhaps, after completely filling her hold with oil, does not, perhaps, consume fifty days in the business of boiling out; and in the state that it is casked, the oil is nearly scentless.
In Packingtown the fertilizer is pure, instead of being a flavoring, and instead of a ton or so spread out on several acres under the open sky, there are hundreds and thousands of tons of it in one building, heaped here and there in haystack piles, covering the floor several inches deep, and filling the air with a choking dust that becomes a blinding sandstorm when the wind stirs.
He had wandered by blue lakes and thought them; he had lain on mountain-sides with sheets of deep blue gentians blooming all about him and flower breaths filling all the air and he had thought them.
It had been the spring, it will be remembered, that had prompted them to go on pilgrimage; and me, too, the spring was filling with strange, undefinable longings, and though I flattered myself that I had set out in pursuance of a definitely taken resolve, I had really no more freedom in the matter than the children who followed at the heels of the mad piper.
It would not be easy to determine whether our arrival gave us greater joy, or the inhabitants greater apprehensions, for we could discern a continual tumult in the land, and took notice that the crews of some barks that lay in the harbour were unlading with all possible diligence, to prevent the cargo from falling into our hands, very much indeed to the dissatisfaction of many of our soldiers, who having engaged in this expedition, with no other view than of filling their pockets, were, before the return of our Abyssin, for treating them like enemies, and taking them as a lawful prize.