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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FILLER

The boiler is shown at A and the safety-valve and filler at L.

This filler should be very thin and leave only a suggestion of gloss.

"There's no lie, sir, about my having had a filler of pork," he replied.

The voice is a filler, in lieu of shortages of intellect and intuition.

The directions for applying the filler will be found on the can labels.

Vandyke brown is used to color the filler, if none but natural color is to be had.

Directions will be found on the cans in which the filler is kept.

The remaining 1740 pounds constitute what may be called nature's "filler."

Filler may be used, however, for two reasons, and one is legitimate.

Directions for its application will be found upon the cans in which the filler comes.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "one who fills," agent noun from fill (v.). Meaning "something used to fill" is from 1590s. Specifically of food products by 1901.

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