Definition of FILLING

noun : FILLING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

    ) flow into something (as a container) ;

  • 3. (

    ) a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc. ;

  • 5. (

    ) (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'" ;

  • 6. (

    ) the act of filling something ;

verb : FILLING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly" ;

  • 3. (

    ) occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) appoint someone to (a position or a job) ;

  • 9. (

    ) plug with a substance; "fill a cavity" ;


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