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English definition of “top-up”

top-up

noun [C usually singular] (LIQUID)    /ˈtɒp.ʌp/ US  /ˈtɑːp-/
the act of putting more drink into someone's glass or cup: Your glass is nearly empty. Would you like a top-up?Drinks - general words the act of adding liquid in order to fill to the top a container that is already partly fullDrinks - general words
(Definition of top-up noun (LIQUID) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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