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Meaning of FILLER

Pronunciation:  'feelehr

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the tobacco used to form the core of a cigar
  2. [n]  anything added to fill out a whole; "some of the items in the collection are mere makeweights"
  3. [n]  copy to fill space between more important articles in the layout of a magazine or newspaper
  4. [n]  100 filler equal 1 forint
  5. [n]  used for filling cracks or holes in a surface

FILLER is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: makeweight
 See Also: baccy, cigar, copy, forint, Hungarian monetary unit, mastic, putty, sealing material, size, sizing, stiffener, stuff, sundries, sundry, tobacco, whatchamacallit, whatsis, written matter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fill"er\, n.
    One who, or that which, fills; something used for filling.
          'T is mere filler, to stop a vacancy in the hexameter.
          They have six diggers to four fillers, so as to keep
          the fillers always at work.              --Mortimer.
  2. \Fill"er\, n. [From 1st {Fill}.]
    A thill horse. [Prov. Eng.]
  3. \Fill"er\, n.
    1. (Paint.) A composition, as of powdered silica and oil,
       used to fill the pores and grain of wood before applying
       paint, varnish, etc.
    2. (Forestry) Any standing tree or standard higher than the
       surrounding coppice in the form of forest known as coppice
       under standards. Chiefly used in the pl.
Medical Dictionary
 Definition: An inactive substance used to make a product bigger or easier to handle. For example, fillers are often used to make pills or capsules because the amount of active drug is too small to be handled conveniently.
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