Filler



[fil-er] /ˈfɪl ər/

noun
1.
a person or thing that :
a filler for pies; a filler of orders.
2.
a thing or substance used to a gap, cavity, or the like.
3.
a substance used to cracks, pores, etc., in a surface before painting or varnishing.
4.
a liquid, paste, or the like used to coat a surface or to give solidity, bulk, etc., to a substance, as paper or a chemical powder.
5.
Journalism. material, considered of secondary importance, used to out a column or page.
6.
an implement used in , as a funnel.
7.
cotton, down, or other material used to stuff or pad an object, as a quilt or cloth toy.
8.
material placed between the insole and the exterior sole of a shoe.
9.
Linguistics. (especially in tagmemics) one of a class of items that can fit into a given slot in a construction.
10.
Building Trades. a plate, slab, block, etc., inserted between two parallel members to connect them.
11.
the tobacco forming the body of a cigar.
12.
metal in the form of a rod or wire, used in brazing, welding, and soldering.
[fee-lair, fil-air] /ˈfi lɛər, ˈfɪl ɛər/
noun, plural fillér.
1.
an aluminum coin of Hungary, the 100th part of a forint.
/ˈfɪlə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that fills
2.
an object or substance used to add weight or size to something or to fill in a gap
3.
a paste, used for filling in cracks, holes, etc, in a surface before painting
4.
(architect) a small joist inserted between and supported by two beams
5.

6.
(journalism) articles, photographs, etc, to fill space between more important articles in the layout of a newspaper or magazine
7.
(informal) something, such as a musical selection, to fill time in a broadcast or stage presentation
8.
a small radio or television transmitter used to fill a gap in coverage
n.

late 15c., “one who fills,” agent noun from fill (v.). Meaning “something used to fill” is from 1590s. Specifically of food products by 1901.

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