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fill

Building material such as gravel, stones, etc., used to bring an area of ground up to a required level

fill

[fil]
(civil engineering)
Earth used for embankments or as backfill.
(mining engineering)

fill

1. Soil, crushed stone, or waste materials, used to raise an existing grade or as a man-made deposit.
2. The depth or the volume of such material so added.
3. A cementitious material such as concrete or terrazzo, which is placed over a metal substructure to provide the wearing surface of a tread or platform.
4. Aggregate placed on a roof decking, 2 to form the appropriate design slope.

fill

(1) In a graphics program, to apply color to a graphics object such as a rectangle, circle or polygon. In a paint program, the fill function is depicted as a paint bucket icon. It is used to "paint" objects or the entire canvas.

(2) In a spreadsheet, to enter common or repetitive values into a group of cells.
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Kitty litter was blamed for the blast, which blew the top off a drum filled with plutonium and americium waste.
Someone said he had been put in an oil drum filled with concrete and put down a culvert.
Canadian super-duo Sultan and Ned Shepherd add another angle of electronica with their trademark big drum fills and driving rhythms, leaving it to Ivan Gomez to take a housier turn with a funky rub for the cool back rooms.
In essence, the design (right) is a drum filled with water and light that when tapped, creates a refraction of light and evokes the way moonlight is reflected on water.
Summary: DUBAI -- As night falls on the promenade of Dubai Marina Mall and the lights of the apartment buildings reflect in the calm water, the Caribbean-tinged sound of the hang drum fills the air.
Budgie's shotgun drum fills have a monstrous syncopation, like herds stampeding across the rolling landscapes of Andalusia, Spain, site of the album's recording.
Eye witnesses told that a customer named Abdul Wali brought a drum filled with chemical solvent at Motor workshop and Auto Works situated in G-10/4 in I&T Center in order to get it open.
Eye witnesses told that a customer named Abdul Wali brought a drum filled with chemical solvent at "Motor workshop and Auto Works" situated in G-10/4 in I&T Centre in order to get it open.
Drum fills and melody aplenty on openers This Is It and The Way I Am build false hope before weather-obsessed numbers Raining Again and Rainy Day Parade shed some realistic light upon the album.
The washing-up facility was a 40-gallon drum filled with water, with a wood fire underneath.
Chants of "Fartown" and the banging of a drum filled the stadium, which saw the Giants win 20-12.