- the act of one that fills
- a thing used to fill something else or to supply what is lacking; specif.,
- the metal, plastic, etc. inserted by a dentist into a prepared cavity in a tooth
- the foodstuff used between the slices of a sandwich, in a pastry shell, etc.
- the crosswise threads, or weft, in a woven fabric
- An act or instance of filling.
- Something used to fill a space, cavity, or container: a gold filling in a tooth.
- An edible mixture used to fill pastries, sandwiches, or cakes. frosting
- The horizontal threads that cross the warp in weaving; weft.
(comparative more filling, superlative most filling)
- Present participle of fill.
- She returned to the fire and found the men filling their bowls.
- Both inched toward her, the inhuman growling filling the hall.
- It wasn't much, but with the cold cuts it made a filling meal.
- When she had taken leave of him and remained alone she suddenly felt her eyes filling with tears, and then not for the first time the strange question presented itself to her: did she love him?
- After a silent grace, they began filling their plates.