Definition of Drilling. Meaning of Drilling. Synonyms of Drilling

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Definition of Drilling

Drilling
Drill 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.
Drilling
Drilling Drill"ing, n. 1. The act of piercing with a drill. 2. A training by repeated exercises.
Drilling
Drilling Drill"ing, n. The act of using a drill in sowing seeds.
Drilling
Drilling Drill"ing, n. [G. drillich, fr. L. trilix having three threads, fr. the of tres three + licium a thread of the warm. See Three, and cf. Twill.] (Manuf.) A heavy, twilled fabric of linen or cotton.

Meaning of Drilling from wikipedia

- deep hole drilling which can often cause the drill to break. A special coolant is usually used to aid in this type of drilling. Gun drilling was originally...
- internal combustion engine (for example, earth drilling augers). Drills with a percussive action (hammer drills) are mostly used in hard materials such as...
- capable of drilling through thousands of metres of the Earth's crust, using large "mud pumps" to circulate drilling mud (slurry) through the drill bit and...
- the term drill may refer to either a drilling machine or a drill bit while in use in a drilling machine, in this article, for clarity, drill bit or bit...
- The process is also called thermal drilling, flow drilling, form drilling, or friction stir drilling. Friction drilling is commonly used on bicycle frames...
- engineering, drilling fluid, also called drilling mud, is used to aid the drilling of boreholes into the earth. Often used while drilling oil and natural...
- Directional drilling (or slant drilling) is the practice of drilling non-vertical wells. It can be broken down into four main groups: oilfield directional...
- platform, offs**** platform, or offs**** drilling rig is a large structure with facilities for well drilling to explore, extract, store, and process petroleum...
- Horizon drilling rig explosion was the April 20, 2010, explosion and subsequent fire on the Deepwater Horizon semi-submersible Mobile Offs**** Drilling Unit...
- Scientific drilling into the Earth is a way for scientists to probe the Earth's sediments, crust, and upper mantle. In addition to rock samples, drilling technology...
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