1 any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench" [syn: fill]
2 flow into something (as a container)
3 (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'"
4 a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.
6 the act of filling something
- Rhymes with: -ɪlɪŋ
contents of a pie
- present participle of fill
Filling may refer to:
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