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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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Table includes calculated maximum temperatures of the IB and RB load zones (FR cladding), maximum temperatures in the cask body filler (heavy concrete) and maximum temperatures of the cask outer surfaces--cask side, concrete cover and bottom.
The stone structure of Charles Bridge and the bridge body filler are characterised by a significant heterogeneity in terms of physical and mechanical properties of individual blocks (one bridge vault comprises over 1000 blocks differing by their physical, mechanical properties, degree of degradation by chemical and biochemical degradation processes, moisture content and dimensions) of different quality, thickness and composition of filling layers.
A special focus must be concentrated on the effect of temperature changes on the stress and deformation of the stone bridge structure and its interaction with the bridge body filler. The possibility of application of electronic speckle pattern interferometry (EPSI) in various configurations (reference beam or shear) as well as double exposure speckle photography is referred to eg in [1].
Don't mix body filler on a scrap piece of cardboard.
They included electric welders, trolley jacks, socket sets, spray guns and body filler.
Problem cars included a Fiat Uno clocked from 157,000 to 109,000 miles, with a critical part of its chassis repaired with body filler, and a Renault Megane still subject to a finance agreement with re-spray defects on all its panels.
Next, fill the wound with auto body filler ($10 at hardware stores and home centers).
In some instances, there are other steps such as body filler, wash primers, adhesion promoters and sealers that can add additional time.
Jonathan Butler, 18, assistant caretaker at Soham Village College, said Huntley's car had smelt strongly of "body filler" in the days after the girls' disappearance.
Not to mention the classics of wound-back mileage and body filler repairs covered with a quick paint job.
Fill larger holes or damaged areas with auto body filler, and again, sand it after it cures.