Meaning of FILLING in English

FILLING

I. fill ‧ ing 1 /ˈfɪlɪŋ/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ fill , ↑ refill , ↑ filling , ↑ filler ; verb : ↑ fill , ↑ refill ; adjective : ↑ filling ]

food that is filling makes your stomach feel full:

Pasta and rice are both very filling.

II. filling 2 BrE AmE noun

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ fill , ↑ refill , ↑ filling , ↑ filler ; verb : ↑ fill , ↑ refill ; adjective : ↑ filling ]

1 . [countable] a small amount of metal that is put into your tooth to cover a hole:

gold fillings

2 .

[uncountable and countable] the food that you put inside a ↑ pie , sandwich etc:

cherry filling

3 . [uncountable and countable] the soft material inside a ↑ cushion , ↑ pillow etc

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.