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any material that fills a space or container

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flow into something (as a container)

a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc

the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

(dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth

the act of filling something

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There were the women and children, the water carriers, a number of them, filling their gourds.
He devoted himself doggedly to the filling of his pipe.
In truth, it was a joke to me, that I, the veriest landsman, should be filling the office of mate; but to be taken as a joke by others was a different matter.
I had cherished a hope that his victims would find an opportunity to escape while filling our water-barrels, but Wolf Larsen had selected his spot well.
It made him half mad to see the calm way in which George, flapping his napkin, and with a swaggering bow, opened the door for the ladies to leave the room; and filling himself a glass of wine, smacked it, and looked his father full in the face, as if to say, "Gentlemen of the Guard, fire first.
George asked, with scarcely a sneer, filling another glass of claret.
Give us another bottle," Stepan Arkadyevitch directed the Tatar, who was filling up their glasses and fidgeting round them just when he was not wanted.
But I would advise you to settle the thing as soon as may be," pursued Oblonsky, filling up his glass.
Brownlow went on, from day to day, filling the mind of his adopted child with stores of knowledge, and becoming attached to him, more and more, as his nature developed itself, and showed the thriving seeds of all he wished him to become--how he traced in him new traits of his early friend, that awakened in his own bosom old remembrances, melancholy and yet sweet and soothing--how the two orphans, tried by adversity, remembered its lessons in mercy to others, and mutual love, and fervent thanks to Him who had protected and preserved them--these are all matters which need not to be told.
Kevin Sands, offers mercury-free dental fillings that restore teeth and protect health.
NHS dentists spent PS400,000 removing "dangerous" mercury fillings that health chiefs insist are harmless.
SEATTLE -- Women who have amalgam dental fillings placed during the first trimester of pregnancy are more likely to give birth to infants with isolated cleft palate, a Scandinavian study found.
Amid the ongoing controversy over the safety of mercury-containing dental fillings, a University of Saskatchewan research team has shed new light on how the chemical forms of mercury at the surface of fillings change over time.
Recently our son had all the old fillings removed from his teeth after someone convinced him that the mercury in those fillings is harmful to our bodies.
NHS patients can pay up to a maximum pounds 189 for dental work, but ything "not clinically necessary" - such as white fillings - can be charged at a private rate.