refilling


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re·fill

 (rē-fĭl′)
tr.v. re·filled, re·fill·ing, re·fills
To fill again.
n. (rē′fĭl′)
1. A product packaged to replace the used contents of a container.
2. A second or subsequent filling.
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Noun1.refilling - filling again by supplying what has been used uprefilling - filling again by supplying what has been used up
filling - flow into something (as a container)
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While refilling many-times used Snider cartridges, an explosion of black powder put out both his eyes.
Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.
The other was dawdling with the bottle, and Martin refused to wait for him, tossing the glass off in a gulp and refilling it.
At the back end of the restaurant Tildy was refilling the mustard pots and Aileen was quartering pies.
Did it from habit, I suppose, and as to refilling, there is always a lot of stuff they send in paper parcels that burst after a time.
'What a dragon!' said Sam, refilling his companion's glass.
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