Meaning of FILLER in English


/fil"euhr/ , n.

1. a person or thing that fills: a filler for pies; a filler of orders.

2. a thing or substance used to fill a gap, cavity, or the like.

3. a substance used to fill cracks, pores, etc., in a surface before painting or varnishing.

4. a liquid, paste, or the like used to coat a surface or to give solidity, bulk, etc., to a substance, as paper or a chemical powder.

5. Journalism. material, considered of secondary importance, used to fill out a column or page.

6. an implement used in filling, as a funnel.

7. cotton, down, or other material used to stuff or pad an object, as a quilt or cloth toy.

8. material placed between the insole and the exterior sole of a shoe.

9. Ling. (esp. in tagmemics) one of a class of items that can fit into a given slot in a construction.

10. Building Trades. a plate, slab, block, etc., inserted between two parallel members to connect them.

11. the tobacco forming the body of a cigar.

12. metal in the form of a rod or wire, used in brazing, welding, and soldering.

[ 1490-1500; FILL + -ER 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .