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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Making full; Something that is added to a cavity or empty space. Supplying to the fullest or the utmost.

Usage examples (40)
  • Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. . . . The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.
  • An informal British term for `filling' is `stopping'
  • Noun : They used sand as filling for the depression. ,sandwich filling; pie filling
  • Bake for an additional 24-28 minutes, until pumpkin filling is set. for more
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  • After "filing" (arranging in sequence) the papers and eating a "filling" (satisfying) lunch, they finished "filing" (scraping material with a file) the edge of the cabinet and "filling" (closing up) the holes with glue.
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