Definitions for: Filler


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



Webster (1913) Definition: Fill"er, n.
One who, or that which, fills; something used for filling.

'T is mere filler, to stop a vacancy in the hexameter.
--Dryden.

They have six diggers to four fillers, so as to keep
the fillers always at work. --Mortimer.


Fill"er, n. [From 1st Fill.]
A thill horse. [Prov. Eng.]


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.

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

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