Fill

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Fill may refer to:

  • Fill dirt, soil added to an area
    • Fill (archaeology), the material that has accumulated or has been deposited into a cut feature such as ditch or pit
    • Fill (land), dirt, rock or other material added to level or raise the elevation of a land feature
  • Fill character, a character transmitted solely for the purpose of consuming time
  • Fill device, an electronic module that loads cryptographic keys into an electronic encryption machine
  • Fill (music), a short segment of instrumental music
  • In textiles, the filling yarn is the same as weft, the yarn which is shuttled back and forth across the warp to create a woven fabric.
  • In finance, a fill is the fulfillment of a part or whole of an order at a given price by a broker or counterparty
  • Fill flash, a technique in photography where the flash is used in bright locations to prevent shadows from being underexposed
  • Fill light, background lighting used to reduce the contrast of a scene and provide some illumination for the areas of the image that would otherwise be in shadow
  • Flood fill or Fill pattern, the color, pattern, or texture that fills an area in graphic design
  • Matter that is contained in a pillow, cushion, quilt, etc., or used to protect items in a package; it may have more specific names, e.g., fiberfil, foamfill, etc., some being tradenames or brands
  • Fill power, a measure of the loft or "fluffiness" of a down product that is loosely related to the insulating value of the down

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