Associations to the word «Filling»


FILLING, adjective. Of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach
FILLING, noun. Anything that is used to fill something.
FILLING, noun. The contents of a pie, etc.
FILLING, noun. (dentistry) A piece of amalgam used to fill a cavity in a tooth.
FILLING, noun. The woof in woven fabrics.
FILLING, noun. Prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it.
FILLING, verb. Present participle of fill
FILLING GAS, noun. Any nonreactive gas that is used to fill containers of perishable produce, tyres etc
FILLING IN, verb. Present participle of fill in
FILLING OUT, verb. Present participle of fill out
FILLING STATION, noun. Facility which sells fuel and lubricants for motor vehicles.
FILLING STATIONS, noun. Plural of filling station
FILLING THE BILL, verb. Present participle of fill the bill

Dictionary definition

FILLING, noun. Any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench".
FILLING, noun. Flow into something (as a container).
FILLING, noun. A food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc..
FILLING, noun. The yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving.
FILLING, noun. (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, noun. The act of filling something.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis