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drill1 US English

A hand tool, power tool, or machine with a rotating cutting tip or reciprocating hammer or chisel, used for making holes

drill2 US English

A machine that makes small furrows, sows seed in them, and then covers the sown seed

drill3 US English

A dark brown baboon with a short tail and a naked blue or purple rump, found in the rain forests of West Africa

drill4 US English

A coarse twilled cotton or linen fabric

drill US Thesaurus

a hydraulic drill

drill down US English

Access data that is in a lower level of a hierarchically structured database

drill press US English

A machine tool for drilling holes, set on a fixed stand

drill stem US English

A rotating rod or cylinder used in drilling

fire drill US English

A practice of the emergency procedures to be used in case of fire

kerb drill US English

A set of precautions, especially looking to right and left, taken before crossing the road and typically taught to children

pack drill US English

A military punishment of marching back and forth carrying full equipment

twist drill US English

A drill with a twisted body like that of an auger

breast drill US English

A drill on which pressure is brought to bear by the operator’s chest

drill string US English

A structure consisting of coupled lengths of pipe or casing, which occupies the hole made in drilling for oil or gas

hammer drill US English

A power drill that works by delivering a rapid succession of blows, used chiefly for drilling in masonry or rock

pattern drill US English

Another term for pattern practice.

drill sergeant US English

A noncommissioned officer who trains soldiers in basic military skills

pneumatic drill US English

A large, heavy mechanical drill driven by compressed air, used for drilling into hard materials such as rock or concrete

Chinese fire drill US English

A state of disorder or confusion

no names, no pack drill US English

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drill something into in drill1 US English

Cause (someone) to learn something by repeating it regularly

drill down in drill1 US English

Access data that is in a lower level of a hierarchically structured database

the drill in drill1 US English

The correct or recognized procedure or way of doing something

oyster drill in drill1 US English

A predatory mollusk that bores into the shells of other mollusks in order to feed on the soft tissue

no names, no pack drill in pack drill US English

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