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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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Temperatures of the cask body filler (heavy concrete) in all investigated cases will never exceed the maximum allowed temperature for concrete in case of an accident conditions (177[degrees]C).
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 significant factor in terms of the response of the stone structure to non-stress effects is the interaction of the stone bridge structure and the bridge body filler and its interaction with the breast walls, which prominently affects mainly the vertical deformations of the bridge vaults.
Fill larger holes or damaged areas with auto body filler, and again, sand it after it cures.
If the damage is limited, the corrosion may be treated with prescribed body filler.
The RAC discovered that the roof and one wing had been mended with "excessive" use of body filler.
For damaged corners, use a two-part wood filler (like Minwax's High Performance wood filler) or an automotive body filler like Bondo.
Twenty-odd years ago when we drove around in old bangers Sunday was dedicated to bodging and a trip to Halfords for body filler, sandpaper, spray paint, etc.
For a heavy-duty fix, use a two-part auto body filler ($15 to $20).
Before you paint the columns, mix auto body filler and spread it over the screw holes along the column (Photo 19).
If you dent a panel, repair it with auto body filler (found at auto parts stores).