character fill

character fill

[′kar·ik·tər ‚fil]
(computer science)
To fill one or more locations in a computer storage device by repeated insertion of some particular character, usually blanks or zeros.
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Schools of this character fill the void left by value-free institutions that limit themselves to factual information and technical skills.
The central character fills the pages with her acts of eccentricity and sense of fun but behind the facade is an increasingly tormented soul who wants the world to stay as it was, longs to blot out the horrors and have back the young man she married before the devastating experiences of battle brought home somebody she no longer recognised.