a person or thing that fills: a filler for pies; a filler of orders.
a thing or substance used to fill a gap, cavity, or the like.
a substance used to fill cracks, pores, etc., in a surface before painting or varnishing.
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.
Journalism. material, considered of secondary importance, used to fill out a column or page.
an implement used in filling, as a funnel.
cotton, down, or other material used to stuff or pad an object, as a quilt or cloth toy.
material placed between the insole and the exterior sole of a shoe.
Linguistics. (especially in tagmemics) one of a class of items that can fit into a given slot in a construction.
Building Trades. a plate, slab, block, etc., inserted between two parallel members to connect them.
the tobacco forming the body of a cigar.
metal in the form of a rod or wire, used in brazing, welding, and soldering.
Other definitions for fillér (2 of 2)
an aluminum coin of Hungary, one 100th of a forint.
- Also fil·ler [fil-er] /ˈfɪl ər/ .
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How to use filler in a sentence
So while you hear a sort of rhythm between the two notes in binaural beats, your head is just creating a filler sound that bridges the difference between the two original sounds.
A ton of video is about what is happening with the audio, and so a lot of that video is just filler.Descript raises $30M to build the next generation of video and audio editing tools | Ingrid Lunden | January 12, 2021 | TechCrunch
Alternatively, the potassium iodate can be mixed with a filler, sprinkled over dry salt, and mixed again.One man’s crusade to end a global scourge with better salt | Katie McLean | December 18, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
That new muscle is for filler and blood supply to the repaired bones.Alex Smith and Antonio Gibson don’t practice, could miss Washington’s game vs. Seattle | Nicki Jhabvala | December 16, 2020 | Washington Post
Things to consider when shopping for the best pillowsA pillow is nothing more than a straightforward square or rectangular chunk of fabric and filler with the simple task of cradling your head as you sleep.
But with the 24-hour news cycle now, they just use speculation as filler until they actually get some real news to report on.Jeremy Renner Opens Up About Marriage, His Problems with the Media, and the Future of Hawk-Eye | Marlow Stern | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The pitch: “LastPass is a free online password manager and Form filler that makes your web browsing easier and more secure.”Surf Better With These 9 Killer Google Chrome Extensions | Brian Ries | December 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
There are eight very good tracks, four of which—like “Too Much”—are excellent, and some filler.Drake’s ‘Nothing Was the Same’ Is Good, But Not the Great Album We Were Hoping For | Marlow Stern | September 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But all of that was filler, leading up to the grand debut of baby North West.Kanye West Debuts Baby North During Ridiculous Interview With Kris Jenner | Kevin Fallon | August 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
I feel like I owe it to the audience to not have to stall, to not have a filler season, and to continue the journey for Don.‘Mad Men’ Creator Matthew Weiner on the Season Finale | Jace Lacob | June 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A filler, be it known, in technical parlance means that portion of the tobacco of which the inside of the cigar is made.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
Bushy, well branched, and adapted to border use as a "filler."Amateur Gardencraft | Eben E. Rexford
He had taken a leaf of the raw tobacco and adding a pinch for filler was trying to twist the spill.Where the Pavement Ends | John Russell
If there is no hole in the filler cap, the latter should not be screwed down so tightly that an airtight joint will be formed.The Gasoline Motor | Harold Whiting Slauson
It is also used as a cheap filler with a more expensive fruit in the making of marmalades, conserves, and jams.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
British Dictionary definitions for filler
a person or thing that fills
an object or substance used to add weight or size to something or to fill in a gap
a paste, used for filling in cracks, holes, etc, in a surface before painting
architect a small joist inserted between and supported by two beams
the inner portion of a cigar
the cut tobacco for making cigarettes
journalism articles, photographs, etc, to fill space between more important articles in the layout of a newspaper or magazine
informal something, such as a musical selection, to fill time in a broadcast or stage presentation
a small radio or television transmitter used to fill a gap in coverage
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