HyperDic: filling

English > 6 senses of the word filling:
NOUNsubstancefilling, fillany material that fills a space or container
processfillingflow into something (as a container)
foodfillinga food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.
artifactfilling, woof, weft, pickthe yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
artifactfilling(dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth
actfillingthe act of filling something
filling > pronunciation
Soundsfih'lihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > filling: 6 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny material that fills a space or container.
Synonymfill
NarrowercementAny of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
Spanishempaste, relleno
Catalanfarcit
English > filling: 6 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningFlow into something (as a container).
Narrowerrefilling, replenishment, replacement, renewalfilling again by supplying what has been used up
BroaderflowAny uninterrupted stream or discharge
Spanishrellenado
Verbsfillbecome full
English > filling: 6 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningA food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc..
NarrowerlekvarA sweet filling made of prunes or apricots
Broaderconcoction, mixture, intermixtureAny foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
Spanishrelleno
Catalanfarcit
English > filling: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving.
Synonymswoof, weft, pick
Part ofweavePattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
Broaderthread, yarnA fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing / sewing and weaving
Substance offabric, cloth, material, textileartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting / crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
Spanishtrama
Catalantrama
English > filling: 6 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaning(dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth.
Examples
  • "when he yawned I could see the gold fillings in his teeth"
  • "an informal British term for 'filling' is 'stopping'"
Categorydentistry, dental medicine, odontologyThe branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
Narrowerinlay(dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place
Broaderdental applianceA device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
Verbsfillplug with a substance
English > filling: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of filling something.
Narrowerflood, flowageThe act of flooding
saturationThe act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid / liquid
Broaderchange of integrityThe act of changing the unity or wholeness of something
Spanishrelleno
Verbsfillmake full, also in a metaphorical sense

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