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filler

Nutrition
Any of a number of agents that add bulk to the gastric content, which increases the sensation of fullness in dieters ingesting large quantities of food. Fillers include various water-insoluble fibres—e.g., methylcellulose, or glucamannan (which is derived from the Japanese Konjac root).

filler

(fil'er)
1. In plastic surgery, any substance inserted into another to give it a plumper shape or contour.
2. In dentistry and orthopedics, a porous material used in bone cements, resins, or other bonding materials to improve their performance, e.g., bonding strength, elution rates, or resistance to wear in the body.
3. Inert ingredient.
Synonym: filling agent

fill·er

(filĕr)
In dentistry, glass or silicate particles used to occupy space in any resin composite restorative material.
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Standard automotive plastic and sealant fillers all contain some percentage of magnesium, calcium, alumina, and silica elements.
As fillers can be used in manifold applications in various industrial sectors, the development of the market for fillers largely follows the macroeconomic development of a country.
That is, supposing that the filler reinforced polymer composite system is constructed by a number of small rectangle bodies with square cross section, and there is a particle in the center in the small rectangle body.
The Manchester based law firm, the first to establish a practice specialising in cosmetic surgery negligence , was featured on ITV programme 'Tonight: The Real Cost of Beauty' disclosing that 10 per cent of cosmetic surgery claim enquiries relate to instances of dermal fillers that have gone wrong.
RonaFlair Boroneige functional fillers are said to have three properties that cosmetic manufacturers often desire in functional fillers: they have a mattifying effect, give cosmetic formulations a smooth texture, and provide for a soft-focus effect, which renders wrinkles and skin imperfections virtually invisible.
For repairs on things where movement occurs, such as window and door frames, use flexible wood filler.
In addition, there's Exterior Multi Purpose Filler for outdoor repairs and 5 Minute Multi Purpose Filler, which is fantastic for chipped paint and dries in minutes.
The new research from Artis augments research undertaken last year, which showed that in a silica passenger tyre compound, RockTron fillers demonstrated increased tan[increment] at 0 degC (which predicts improved tyre wet grip) and reduced tan[increment] at 70 degC (which predicts reduced tyre rolling resistance).
For repairs on things where movement occurs, such as window and doorframes, use flexible wood filler.
But these films use a more refined filler costing two or three times more than standard film grade.
The main goal of this study was to analyze the effects of paper calcinations on the intrinsic properties of precipitated calcium carbonate filler (PCC) by using distinct temperatures, from 400[degrees]C up to 1000[degrees]C.
The company has three blow-molding lines, two for gas tanks and one for filler pipe production (the initial customer for the plastic filler pipes is BMW; while plastic filler pipes have made in-roads in Europe, they have yet to catch on in the U.