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Definition of Filling

Filling
Fill Fill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Filled; p. pr. & vb. n. Filling.] [OE. fillen, fullen, AS. fyllan, fr. full full; akin to D. vullen, G. f["u]llen, Icel. fylla, Sw. fylla, Dan. fylde, Goth. fulljan. See Full, a.] 1. To make full; to supply with as much as can be held or contained; to put or pour into, till no more can be received; to occupy the whole capacity of. The rain also filleth the pools. --Ps. lxxxiv. 6. Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with water. Anf they filled them up to the brim. --John ii. 7. 2. To furnish an abudant supply to; to furnish with as mush as is desired or desirable; to occupy the whole of; to swarm in or overrun. And God blessed them, saying. Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas. --Gen. i. 22. The Syrians filled the country. --1 Kings xx. 27. 3. To fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy. Whence should we have so much bread in the wilderness, as to fillso great a multitude? --Matt. xv. 33. Things that are sweet and fat are more filling. --Bacon. 4. To possess and perform the duties of; to officiate in, as an incumbent; to occupy; to hold; as, a king fills a throne; the president fills the office of chief magistrate; the speaker of the House fills the chair. 5. To supply with an incumbent; as, to fill an office or a vacancy. --A. Hamilton. 6. (Naut.) (a) To press and dilate, as a sail; as, the wind filled the sails. (b) To trim (a yard) so that the wind shall blow on the after side of the sails. 7. (Civil Engineering) To make an embankment in, or raise the level of (a low place), with earth or gravel. To fill in, to insert; as, he filled in the figures. To fill out, to extend or enlarge to the desired limit; to make complete; as, to fill out a bill. To fill up, to make quite full; to fill to the brim or entirely; to occupy completely; to complete. ``The bliss that fills up all the mind.' --Pope. ``And fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ.' --Col. i. 24.
Filling
Filling Fill"ing, n. 1. That which is used to fill a cavity or any empty space, or to supply a deficiency; as, filling for a cavity in a tooth, a depression in a roadbed, the space between exterior and interior walls of masonry, the pores of open-grained wood, the space between the outer and inner planks of a vessel, etc. 2. The woof in woven fabrics. 3. (Brewing) Prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it. Back filling. (Arch.) See under Back, a.

Meaning of Filling from wikipedia

- Filling may refer to: a food mixture used for stuffing Frosting used between layers of a cake Dental restoration Symplectic filling, a kind of cobordism...
- A filling station is a facility that sells fuel and engine lubricants for motor vehicles. The most common fuels sold in the 2010s are gasoline (gasoline...
- In vision, filling-in phenomena are those responsible for the completion of missing information across the physiological blind spot, and across natural...
- A dental restoration or dental filling is a treatment to restore the function, integrity, and morphology of missing tooth structure resulting from caries...
- dilating and filling; atrial diastole is the period during which the two atria likewise are relaxing under suction, dilating, and filling. The term diastole...
- United States, Canada, and Mexico. For notable single filling stations, see List of historic filling stations. Aloha Petroleum American Gas Amoco ARCO Billups...
- portal Position Paper on Amalgam Fillings, National Council Against Health Fraud Composite Fillings - Tooth-Colored Fillings, American Dental ****ociation...
- In mathematical analysis, a space-filling curve is a curve whose range contains the entire 2-dimensional unit square (or more generally an n-dimensional...
- commonly eaten in the Southern and Northern Chinese regions. A rich thick filling usually made from red bean or lotus seed paste is surrounded by a thin...
- In chemistry, a space-filling model, also known as a calotte model, is a type of three-dimensional (3D) molecular model where the atoms are represented...
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