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  • n  a prescription drug that is provided again
    he got a refill of his prescription
    the prescription specified only one refill
  • n  a commercial product that refills a container with its appropriate contents
    he got a refill for his ball-point pen
    he got a refill for his notebook
  • v  fill something that had previously been emptied
    refill my glass, please

  • Soon it occurred to Bich that a disposable pen that needed no refills would be more to the point.
  • Another convenient feature: a built-in air compressor can be plugged in to refill the tanks within minutes.
  • Big Pharma's top priority right now is to refill its drug pipeline; $29 billion worth of patents are set to expire worldwide in the next two years.
News & Articles

  • EDITORIAL: Grads, make sure to refill the ice cube tray
    Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013 8:00 am | Updated: 9:50 am, Thu Jun 6, 2013. Refill the ice cube tray. You’ll receive a lot of advice in the coming weeks, from parents, teachers, siblings and classmates, but the best of it can be boiled down to those five words.
    June 6, 2013 - Weekly Observer

  • Anita Roddick in Forbes
    Why waste a container when you can refill it? And why buy more of something than you can use? We behaved as she did in the Second World War, we reused everything, we refilled everything and we recycled all we could,Roddick wrote.
  • Doug Gansler in Newsday
    If you bring a midsize car back close to empty, at the $8 mark, it would be $145 to refill the tank, and $180 for an SUV,Gansler said, noting that expense could be several times the cost of the rental.
  • Donald Rumsfeld in Chosun Ilbo
    The reservoir of trust had been drained when Jerry Ford came into office,noted Rumsfeld. "His major task was to heal the nation, to refill that reservoir of trust so that government could function in a manner that was successful."

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