filling

Definitions of filling
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n any material that fills a space or container

Synonyms:
fill
Types:
cement
any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth
Type of:
material, stuff
the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

n the act of filling something

Types:
saturation
the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid
flood, flowage
the act of flooding; filling to overflowing
Type of:
change of integrity
the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something

n flow into something (as a container)

Types:
refilling, renewal, replacement, replenishment
filling again by supplying what has been used up
Type of:
flow
any uninterrupted stream or discharge

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

Types:
lekvar
a sweet filling made of prunes or apricots
Type of:
concoction, intermixture, mixture
any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients

n the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

Synonyms:
pick, weft, woof
Type of:
thread, yarn
a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

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'”
Types:
inlay
(dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place
Type of:
dental appliance
a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth

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