Meaning of FILLING in English

FILLING

/ ˈfɪlɪŋ; NAmE / noun , adjective

■ noun

1.

[ C ] a small amount of metal or other material used to fill a hole in a tooth :

I had to have two fillings at the dentist's today.

2.

[ C , U ] food put inside a sandwich , cake, pie , etc. :

a sponge cake with cream and jam filling

a wide range of sandwich fillings

3.

[ C , U ] soft material used to fill cushions , pillows , etc.

■ adjective

( of food ) making your stomach feel full :

This cake is very filling.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.