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Filling vs. Filing

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Fillingadjective

Of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach

‘a filling meal’;

Filingnoun

Any particle that has been removed by a file or similar implement; a shaving.

‘The process left metal filings all over the bench and the part.’;

Fillingnoun

Anything that is used to fill something.

Filingnoun

The act of storing documents in an archive; archiving.

Fillingnoun

The contents of a pie, etc.

Filingnoun

Something that has been officially filed; a document on file.

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Fillingnoun

(dentistry) Any material used to fill a cavity in a tooth or the result of using such material.

‘I will be using a rapid-setting cement filling.’; ‘My temporary filling fell out and got lost.’;

Filingverb

present participle of file

Fillingnoun

The woof in woven fabrics.

Filingnoun

A fragment or particle rubbed off by the act of filing; as, iron filings.

Fillingnoun

Prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it.

Filingnoun

the entering of a legal document into the public record;

‘he filed a complaint’; ‘he filed his tax return’;

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Fillingnoun

(Protestantism) A religious experience attributed to the Holy Ghost "filling" a believer.

Filingnoun

a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file

Fillingverb

present participle of fill

Filingnoun

the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object)

Fillingnoun

That which is used to fill a cavity or any empty space, or to supply a deficiency; as, filling for a cavity in a tooth, a depression in a roadbed, the space between exterior and interior walls of masonry, the pores of open-grained wood, the space between the outer and inner planks of a vessel, etc.

Filingnoun

preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.;

‘I have some filing to do’;

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Fillingnoun

The woof in woven fabrics.

Filingnoun

a small particle rubbed off by a file when smoothing or shaping something

‘iron filings’;

Fillingnoun

Prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it.

Fillingnoun

any material that fills a space or container;

‘there was not enough fill for the trench’;

Fillingnoun

flow into something (as a container)

Fillingnoun

(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'’;

Fillingnoun

a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.

Fillingnoun

the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

Fillingnoun

the act of filling something

Fillingnoun

a quantity of soft material that fills or is used to fill something

‘duvets with synthetic fillings’;

Fillingnoun

a piece of metal or other material used to fill a cavity in a tooth

‘a gold filling’;

Fillingnoun

an edible substance placed between the layers of a sandwich, cake, or other foodstuff

‘a Swiss roll with a chocolate filling’;

Fillingnoun

another term for weft

Fillingadjective

(of food) leaving one with a pleasantly satiated feeling

‘the full English breakfast was delicious and also very filling’;

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