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English definition of “filling”

filling

noun uk   /ˈfɪl.ɪŋ/ us  
[U] any material used to fill something: duvets with synthetic fillingFilling and completing [C or U] the layer of food inside a sandwich, cake, etc.: pies with sweet or savoury fillings sandwich fillingsCakesPastry and piesJams and spreads [C] the artificial substance put into holes in teeth to repair themDentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teeth

filling

adjective uk   /ˈfɪl.ɪŋ/ us  
If food is filling, you feel full after you have eaten only a little of it.Pleasant to eat or drink
(Definition of filling from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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