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Definition of Drill
DrillDrill Drill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drilled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Drilling.] [D. drillen to bore, drill (soldiers); probably
akin to AS. pyrlian, pyrelian, to pierce. See Thrill.]
1. To pierce or bore with a drill, or a with a drill; to
perforate; as, to drill a hole into a rock; to drill a
piece of metal.
2. To train in the military art; to exercise diligently, as
soldiers, in military evolutions and exercises; hence, to
instruct thoroughly in the rudiments of any art or branch
of knowledge; to discipline.
He [Frederic the Great] drilled his people, as he
drilled his grenadiers. -- Macaulay. DrillDrill Drill, v. t. [Cf. Trill to trickle, Trickle,
Dribble, and W. rhillio to put in a row, drill.]
1. To cause to flow in drills or rills or by trickling; to
drain by trickling; as, waters drilled through a sandy
stratum. [R.] --Thomson.
2. To sow, as seeds, by dribbling them along a furrow or in a
row, like a trickling rill of water.
3. To entice; to allure from step; to decoy; -- with on.
See drilled him on to five-fifty. -- Addison.
4. To cause to slip or waste away by degrees. [Obs.]
This accident hath drilled away the whole summer. --
Swift. DrillDrill Drill, n.
1. An instrument with an edged or pointed end used for making
holes in hard substances; strictly, a tool that cuts with
its end, by revolving, as in drilling metals, or by a
succession of blows, as in drilling stone; also, a drill
2. (Mil.) The act or exercise of training soldiers in the
military art, as in the manual of arms, in the execution
of evolutions, and the like; hence, diligent and strict
instruction and exercise in the rudiments and methods of
any business; a kind or method of military exercises; as,
infantry drill; battalion drill; artillery drill.
3. Any exercise, physical or mental, enforced with regularity
and by constant repetition; as, a severe drill in Latin
4. (Zo["o]l.) A marine gastropod, of several species, which
kills oysters and other bivalves by drilling holes through
the shell. The most destructive kind is Urosalpinx
Bow drill, Breast drill. See under Bow, Breast.
Cotter drill, or Traverse drill, a machine tool for
Diamond drill. See under Diamond.
Drill jig. See under Jig.
Drill pin, the pin in a lock which enters the hollow stem
of the key.
Drill sergeant (Mil.), a noncommissioned officer whose
office it is to instruct soldiers as to their duties, and
to train them to military exercises and evolutions.
Vertical drill, a drill press.
Drill Drill, v. i.
1. To trickle. [Obs. or R.] --Sandys.
2. To sow in drills.
Drill Drill, n.
1. A small trickling stream; a rill. [Obs.]
Springs through the pleasant meadows pour their
(a) An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and
sometimes so formed as to contain seeds and drop them
into the hole made.
(b) A light furrow or channel made to put seed into
(c) A row of seed sown in a furrow.
DrillDrill Drill, n. [Usually in pl.] (Manuf.)
Same as Drilling.
Imperial drill, a linen fabric having two threads in the
warp and three in the filling.
Meaning of Drill from wikipedia
- A drill
is a tool used for making round holes
fasteners. It is ****ed with a bit, either
or driverchuck. Hand-operated types
is a subgenre
of hip hop music
in the early
2010s. It is sonically similar
to the trap music subgenre
is a cutting process where
bit is spun to cut a hole of circular
cross-section in solid
materials. The drill
bit is usually
- This Is Not a Drill
is the seventh concert
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- UK drill
is a subgenre
of drill music
and road rap that originated
in the South London district
from 2012 onwards. Borrowing heavily
bits are cutting tools
used in a drill
to remove material
holes, almost always
bits come in many sizes...
, baby, drill
!" was a 2008 Republican campaign slogan first
used at the 2008 Republican National Convention
by former Maryland Lieutenant
- A drill instructor
is a non-commissioned officer
in the armed
forces, fire department, or police forces
with specific duties
that vary by country. Foot...
- Look up drill
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A drill
is a tool or machine
for cutting holes
in a material. Drill
may also refer
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as the Failure Drill
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