spacefiller

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

space +‎ filler

Noun[edit]

spacefiller (plural spacefillers)

  1. (philately) A stamp in poor condition used to fill a space in an album until a better quality example becomes available, or if the better example is prohibitively expensive.
  2. (cellular automata) A pattern that grows quadratically by filling space with still life.