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filling

noun uk   us   /ˈfɪl.ɪŋ/
[U] any material used to fill something: duvets with synthetic filling [C or U] the layer of food inside a sandwich, cake, etc.: pies with sweet or savoury fillings sandwich fillings [C] the artificial substance put into holes in teeth to repair them

filling

adjective uk   us   /ˈfɪl.ɪŋ/
If food is filling, you feel full after you have eaten only a little of it.
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