Definitions and Examples of filled, plugged
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
To put something into a space or container until it is full.
After the dentist removed the cavity, he filled the tooth with a silver filling.
To block or obstruct an opening or passage.
The plumber plugged the leak in the pipe with a rubber stopper.
Key Differences: filled vs plugged
- 1Filled implies adding something to a space or container until it is full.
- 2Plugged implies blocking or obstructing an opening or passage.
Effective Usage of filled, plugged
- 1Dentistry: Use filled to describe the process of filling a cavity or hole in a tooth.
- 2Construction: Use drilled to describe the process of making holes in walls or floors for electrical wiring or plumbing.
- 3Maintenance: Use plugged to describe the process of blocking or sealing leaks in pipes or containers.
The antonyms of drilled are filled and plugged. Use filled to describe adding something to a space or container until it is full. Use plugged to describe blocking or obstructing an opening or passage. These words are commonly used in dentistry, construction, and maintenance contexts.