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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

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(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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In fact, that presents a bit of a problem, since I'm not sure how I can adequately fill shoes that Don seems to have enlarged a couple of sizes.
Whoever's picked to follow him will have to fill shoes left by four giants of the semiconductor industry 6 the late Robert Noyce, one of the electrical engineers credited with designing the integrated circuit; Gordon Moore, another legendary engineer known for "Moore's Law" that stipulates chip power doubles every 18 months; Andrew S.
Rated 162 as a hurdler at Ditcheat Trying to find a horse to fill shoes is a bit like attempting to win EuroMillions on successive epstow.