/ɪmˈpliʃən/ (say im'pleeshuhn)

1. the act of filling.
2. the state of being filled.
3. that which fills up; a filling.
{Late Latin implētio, from Latin implēre fill up}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Impletion — Im*ple tion, n. [L. impletio. See {Implement}.] 1. The act of filling, or the state of being full. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. That which fills up; filling. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impletion — [im plē′shən] n. 〚LL(Ec) impletio < pp. of L implere: see IMPLEMENT〛 Rare a filling or being filled * * * …   Universalium

  • impletion — index plethora Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • impletion — [im plē′shən] n. [LL(Ec) impletio < pp. of L implere: see IMPLEMENT] Rare a filling or being filled …   English World dictionary

  • impletion — noun a) An act of filling; the state of being full. Irregular metamorphoses of flowers are extremely common, and usually consist either of an actual muliplication of petals, or of the transformation of stamens and pistils into petals ; the effect …   Wiktionary

  • impletion — ə̇mˈplēshən noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin impletion , impletio, from Latin impletus (past participle of implēre to fill up) + ion, io ion more at implement archaic : the act of filling or the state of being full …   Useful english dictionary

  • impletion — im·ple·tion …   English syllables

  • plethora — I noun abundance, accumulation, amplitude, congestion, deluge, engorgement, excess, exorbitance, exorbitancy, flood, full measure, fullness, glut, great quantity, heap, impletion, inundation, load, margin, nimiety, overabundance, overflow,… …   Law dictionary

  • amplitude — Synonyms and related words: abundance, affluence, amount, ample sufficiency, ampleness, antinode, area, auditory effect, auditory phenomenon, avalanche, beam, bigness, body, bonanza, boundlessness, bountifulness, bountiousness, breadth, broadness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • congestion — Synonyms and related words: amplitude, bar, barrier, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, bottleneck, cecum, choking, choking off, clog, closeness, compactness, congestedness, consistence, consistency, constipation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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