[verb ree-fil; noun ree-fil]
- to fill again.
- a material, supply, or the like, to replace something that has been used up: a refill for a prescription.
Origin of refill
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The other bookstore people were looking on with suspicion, drinking their beer out of refillable coffee-store thermos cups.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town
- to fill (something) again
- a replacement for a consumable substance in a permanent container
- a second or subsequent fillinga refill at the petrol station
- informal another drink to replace one already drunk
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Word Origin and History for refillable
1884, from refill (v.). Meaning "a second drink" is from 1929.
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