[ fee-lair, fil-air ]
/ ˈfi lɛər, ˈfɪl ɛər /
noun, plural fil·lér.
an aluminum coin of Hungary, the 100th part of a forint.
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British Dictionary definitions for fillér
/ (ˈfɪlə) /
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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