Definition of "drill" [drill]

  • (noun) An implement with cutting edges or a pointed end for boring holes in hard materials, usually by a rotating abrasion or repeated blows; a bit.
  • (noun) The hand-operated or hand-powered holder for this implement.
  • (noun) A loud, harsh noise made by or as if by a powered tool of this kind.
  • (noun) Disciplined, repetitious exercise as a means of teaching and perfecting a skill or procedure.
  • (noun) A task or exercise for teaching a skill or procedure by repetition: conducted an air-raid drill; a drill for learning the multiplication tables.

Use "drill" in a sentence

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  • "Today when they finished drilling this large hole the first thing they did was they actually started banging on that -- what they call a drill steel that goes all the way down there."

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