from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal One that serves as a substitute for another.
- n. Informal A short informative summary.
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- n. A temporary replacement for another
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
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"We lost some of what we call the fill-in trip," Chief Financial Officer Charles Holley said.
Depending on how Marve's knee fares this summer, TerBush would serve as a capable fill-in.
DT Hollis Thomas was a quality one-year fill-in who helped solidify a nose tackle position devastated by injuries.
One already has enrolled -- 7-foot center Jon Kreft, who would be a fill-in if Solomon Alabi should leave.
[Ditto, from whichever fill-in the direct answer came] But of course now I have some follow up questions.
Kelly Ripa will kick off the new year on Live! alongside fill-in co-host — and husband — Mark Consuelos on Monday, Jan. 2, but he won't be sticking around for long.
However, it looks like Tiny Titans team of Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani, plus an unnamed artist, will only be providing fill-in issues to help keep the series on a monthly schedule.
The difference is that in Prodigal, Dick knew he was only a fill-in.
DeStefano, J. Bone round out Magic of Shazam! fill-in team
Her work displays a great range of emotion, and she nailed the youthful, contemporary appearances of the NYX cast in her fill-in pages.