Meaning of FILLING in English

FILLING

transcription, транскрипция: [ fɪlɪŋ ]

( fillings)

1.

A filling is a small amount of metal or plastic that a dentist puts in a hole in a tooth to prevent further decay.

The longer your child can go without needing a filling, the better.

N-COUNT

2.

The filling in something such as a cake, pie, or sandwich is a substance or mixture that is put inside it.

Spread some of the filling over each pancake.

N-MASS

3.

The filling in a piece of soft furniture or in a cushion is the soft substance inside it.

...second-hand sofas with old-style foam fillings.

N-MASS

4.

Food that is filling makes you feel full when you have eaten it.

Although it is tasty, crab is very filling.

ADJ

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