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Definition of Filling

Filling

  1. of Fill
  2. 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.
  3. The woof in woven fabrics.
  4. Prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it.

Filling Quotations

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats

When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

The human bird shall take his first flight, filling the world with amazement, all writings with his fame, and bringing eternal glory to the nest whence he sprang.
Leonardo da Vinci

Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling.
Dave Barry
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Filling Translations

filling in French is remplissant, bondant
filling in Latin is fartim
filling in Norwegian is plombe, fyll
filling in Spanish is relleno
filling in Swedish is plomb
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