infill


infill
[[t]ɪ̱nfɪl[/t]]
infills, infilling, infilled
1) VERB To infill a hollow place or gap means to fill it. [mainly BRIT]

[be V-ed] The cave was too polluted to enter and the entrance was infilled by the landowner...

It is wise to start infilling with a layer of gravel for drainage. [Also V n]

(in AM, use fill in)
2) N-UNCOUNT: oft N n Infill is something which fills a hollow place or gap. [mainly BRIT]

There is room for infill between the new outer suburbs.

...an infill panel between the top of the wardrobes and the ceiling.


English dictionary. 2008.

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