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Definition of infill verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    infill

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈɪnfɪl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪnfɪl//
     
    [intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they infill
    BrE BrE//ˈɪnfɪl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪnfɪl//
     
    he / she / it infills
    BrE BrE//ˈɪnfɪlz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪnfɪlz//
     
    past simple infilled
    BrE BrE//ˈɪnfɪld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪnfɪld//
     
    past participle infilled
    BrE BrE//ˈɪnfɪld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪnfɪld//
     
    -ing form infilling
    BrE BrE//ˈɪnfɪlɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪnfɪlɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1(of buildings) to fill the spaces around or between other buildings; to be filled in this way The motel has remained in place for more than 50 years as development has infilled around it. infill something (with something) We passed shabby old housing infilled with trendy new apartment blocks.
  2. 2to fill a space in something; to be filled by something infill something (with something) The timber frame is infilled with straw bales. infill with something The cracks subsequently infilled with sand.

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