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Webster 1913 Edition


Filling

Fill′ing

,
Noun.
1.
That which is used to fill a cavity or any empty space, or to supply a deficiency;
as,
filling
for a cavity in a tooth, a depression in a roadbed, the space between exterior and interior walls of masonry, the pores of open-grained wood, the space between the outer and inner planks of a vessel, etc.
2.
The woof in woven fabrics.
3.
(Brewing)
Prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it.
Back filling
.
(Arch.)
See under
Back
,
Adj.

Webster 1828 Edition


Filling

FILL'ING

,
ppr.
Making full; supplying abundantly; growing full.

FILL'ING

, n.
1.
A making full; supply.
2.
The woof in weaving.

Definition 2022


filling

filling

English

Adjective

filling (comparative more filling, superlative most filling)

  1. Of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach
    a filling meal

Translations

Noun

filling (plural fillings)

  1. Anything that is used to fill something.
  2. The contents of a pie, etc.
  3. (dentistry) Any material used to fill a cavity in a tooth or the result of using such material.
    I will be using a rapid-setting cement filling.
    My temporary filling fell out and got lost.
  4. The woof in woven fabrics.
  5. Prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it.

Translations

Verb

filling

  1. present participle of fill

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