fill-in
noun Date: 1917 someone or something that fills in

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fill in — {v.} 1. To write words needed in blanks; put in; fill. * /You should fill in all the blanks on an application for a job./ 2. {informal} To tell what you should know. * /The new boy didn t know the rules so Bob filled him in./ * /The teacher… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fill in — {v.} 1. To write words needed in blanks; put in; fill. * /You should fill in all the blanks on an application for a job./ 2. {informal} To tell what you should know. * /The new boy didn t know the rules so Bob filled him in./ * /The teacher… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fill in — verb Date: 1840 transitive verb 1. to enrich (as a design) with detail 2. to give necessary or recently acquired information to < I ll fill you in > intransitive verb to fill a vacancy usually temporarily < interns filled in for regular staffers… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fill-In (puzzle) — An unsolved Fill In (left) and a solved one (right). Fill Ins, also known as Fill It Ins or Word Fills, are a variation of the common crossword puzzle in which words, rather than clues, are given.[1][2] …   Wikipedia

  • fill (in) the gap — {v. phr.} To supply a missing piece of information; provide a clue during the course of solving a mystery. * /Sherlock Holmes said, These fingerprints are bound to fill the gap in our investigation. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fill (in) the gap — {v. phr.} To supply a missing piece of information; provide a clue during the course of solving a mystery. * /Sherlock Holmes said, These fingerprints are bound to fill the gap in our investigation. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To fill in — Fill Fill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Filled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Filling}.] [OE. fillen, fullen, AS. fyllan, fr. full full; akin to D. vullen, G. f[ u]llen, Icel. fylla, Sw. fylla, Dan. fylde, Goth. fulljan. See {Full}, a.] 1. To make full; to supply… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fill dirt — is earthy material which is used to fill in a depression or hole in the ground or create mounds or otherwise artificially change the grade or elevation of real property.[1] Fill dirt is usually subsoil (soil from beneath the top soil) and… …   Wikipedia

  • Fill — Fill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Filled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Filling}.] [OE. fillen, fullen, AS. fyllan, fr. full full; akin to D. vullen, G. f[ u]llen, Icel. fylla, Sw. fylla, Dan. fylde, Goth. fulljan. See {Full}, a.] 1. To make full; to supply with as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fill — may refer to:*Fill dirt, soil added to an area. *Fill (music), a short segment of instrumental music. *In textiles, the filling yarn is the same as weft, the yarn which is shuttled back and forth across the warp to create a woven fabric. *In… …   Wikipedia

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