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English definition of “filling”

filling

noun     /ˈfɪl.ɪŋ/
[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
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