Definition of Filler

1. Noun. Used for filling cracks or holes in a surface.

Specialized synonyms: Putty, Mastic, Size, Sizing, Stiffener
Generic synonyms: Sealing Material
Derivative terms: Fill

2. Noun. 100 filler equal 1 forint in Hungary.
Generic synonyms: Hungarian Monetary Unit
Group relationships: Forint

3. Noun. Copy to fill space between more important articles in the layout of a magazine or newspaper.
Generic synonyms: Copy, Written Matter
Derivative terms: Fill

4. Noun. Anything added to fill out a whole. "Some of the items in the collection are mere makeweights"
Exact synonyms: Makeweight
Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object
Derivative terms: Fill

5. Noun. The tobacco used to form the core of a cigar.
Group relationships: Cigar
Generic synonyms: Baccy, Tobacco
Derivative terms: Fill

Definition of Filler

1. n. One who, or that which, fills; something used for filling.

2. n. A thill horse.

3. n. A composition, as of powdered silica and oil, used to fill the pores and grain of wood before applying paint, varnish, etc.

Definition of Filler

1. Noun. Something added to fill a space or add weight or size. ¹

2. Noun. Any semisolid substance used to fill gaps, cracks or pores. ¹

3. Noun. A relatively inert ingredient added to modify physical characteristics. ¹

4. Noun. A short article in a newspaper or magazine. ¹

5. Noun. A short piece of music or an announcement between radio or TV programmes. ¹

6. Noun. Any spoken sound or word used to fill gaps in speech; filled pause. ¹

7. Noun. Cut tobacco used to make up the body of a cigar. ¹

8. Noun. (computing) In COBOL, the description of an unnamed part of a record that may contain no data. ¹

9. Noun. A subdenomination of the forint, 100 fillér = 1 forint. ¹

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Definition of Filler

1. one that fills [n -S] - See also: fills

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filler

fill the bill
fill up
fille de chambre
filled in
filled out
filled pause
filled pauses
filled the bill
filler (current term)
filler graft
fillet layer
fillet of sole

Literary usage of Filler

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1. History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884 by John Thomas Scharf, Thompson Westcott (1884)
"He was also for some time in the office of his brother, Alfred filler. ... In all his business dealings Mr. filler bears an unsullied reputation for ..."

2. Annual Report (1913)
"The coal tar pitch filler shall be used on the work at a temperature of not less than 250 degrees Fahr., and shall at no time be heated above 325 degrees ..."

3. Paving Brick and Paving Brick Clays of Illinois by Charles Wesley Rolfe, Ross C. Purdy, Arthur Newell Talbot, Ira Osborn Baker (1908)
"Three forms of filler are in common use, viz.: Sand, tar and hydraulic cement. Sand filler—Sand was the first filler employed for brick pavements, ..."

4. Problems of the Finishing Room: A Reference and Formula Manual for Furniture by Walter Karl Schmidt (1916)
"Before the discovery of a filler, repeated coats of drying oil were rubbed into the ... When shellacs are used with the idea of constituting a filler coat, ..."

5. The Construction of Roads and Pavements by Thomas Radford Agg (1920)
"Improvements recommends a suitable bituminous filler when the blocks are laid upon a sand cushion and a sand filler when laid on a mortar cushion. ..."

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