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Overview of noun filling

The noun filling has 6 senses

  • filling, fill -- (any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench")

  • filling -- (flow into something (as a container))

  • filling -- (a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.)

  • woof, weft, filling, pick -- (the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving)

  • 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'")

  • filling -- (the act of filling something)

Overview of verb fill

The verb fill has 9 senses

  • fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

  • fill, fill up -- (become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly")

  • occupy, fill -- (occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container")

  • fill, take, occupy -- (assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne")

  • meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil -- (fill or meet a want or need)

  • fill -- (appoint someone to (a position or a job))

  • fill up, fill -- (eat until one is sated; "He filled up on turkey")

  • satiate, sate, replete, fill -- (fill to satisfaction; "I am sated")

  • fill -- (plug with a substance; "fill a cavity")