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filling (n.)

c. 1400, "that which fills or fills up," verbal noun from fill (v.). Dentistry sense is from 1848. Filling station attested by 1915.

filling (adj.)

"calculated to fill or satisfy," 1620s, present-participle adjective from fill (v.).

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Definitions of filling from WordNet

filling (n.)
flow into something (as a container);
filling (n.)
a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.;
filling (n.)
the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving;
Synonyms: woof / weft / pick
filling (n.)
(dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth;
when he yawned I could see the gold fillings in his teeth
an informal British term for `filling' is `stopping'
filling (n.)
the act of filling something;
filling (n.)
any material that fills a space or container;
Synonyms: fill
From wordnet.princeton.edu