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fill-up

[ fil-uhp ]
/ ˈfɪlˌʌp /
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noun
an act or instance of filling up, as a tank with fuel.
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Origin of fill-up

First recorded in 1850–55; noun use of verb phrase fill up
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British Dictionary definitions for fill-up

fill up

verb (adverb)
(tr) to complete (a form, application, etc)
to make or become completely full
noun fill-up
the act of filling something completely, esp the petrol tank of a car
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