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Dictionary definition for: Filling

1. (n) any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench"

2. (n) flow into something (as a container)

3. (n) (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. (n) a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.

5. (n) the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

6. (n) the act of filling something

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