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  • 1 Drill — 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 press …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Drill — Drill, n. 1. A small trickling stream; a rill. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Springs through the pleasant meadows pour their drills. Sandys. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agr.) (a) An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to contain …

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  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 Drill — EP …

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  • 5 drill — drill·able; drill; drill·er; drill·man; man·drill; sub·drill; …

    English syllables

  • 6 drill — Ⅰ. drill [1] ► NOUN 1) a tool or machine used for boring holes. 2) training in military exercises. 3) instruction by means of repeated exercises. 4) (the drill) informal the correct or recognized procedure. ► VERB …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Drill EP — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Drill EP[1] EP de Radiohead Publicación 5 de mayo de 1992 …

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  • 8 Drill (EP) — Drill EP Radiohead Выпущен 1992 Формат Жанр Альтернативный рок …

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  • 9 Drill (EP) — Drill EP by Radiohead Released 5 May 1992 Recorded February 1992 …

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  • 10 drill — [n1] practice, exercise assignment, call, conditioning, constitutional, daily dozen*, discipline, dress, drilling, dry run*, gym, homework, instruction, learning by doing, maneuvers, marching, preparation, repetition, run through*, shakedown*,… …

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  • 11 Drill — Drill, n. [Usually in pl.] (Manuf.) Same as {Drilling}. [1913 Webster] {Imperial drill}, a linen fabric having two threads in the warp and three in the filling. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Drill — 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. [1913… …

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  • 13 drill — 1. (dril) s. m. Instrument qui sert à la fois de charrue et de semoir. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Angl. to drill, semer en ligne. drill 2. (dril) s. m. Grand singe d Afrique, à tête noire …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 drill — UK US /drɪl/ verb [I] NATURAL RESOURCES ► to make a deep hole in the ground with a special machine in order to look for oil, gas, etc.: drill for sth »The report discussed to what extent foreign companies should be allowed to drill for oil.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 drill — drill1 [dril] n. [Du dril < drillen, to bore, ult. < IE base * ter, to rub (esp. with turning motion) > THROW] 1. a tool or apparatus for boring holes in wood, metal, stone, teeth, etc. 2. the sound of drilling or boring ☆ 3. any of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 Drill — Drill, v. i. To practice an exercise or exercises; to train one s self. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Drill — Drill, n. [Cf. {Mandrill}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large African baboon ({Cynocephalus leucoph[ae]us}). [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Drill — Drill, v. i. 1. To trickle. [Obs. or R.] Sandys. [1913 Webster] 2. To sow in drills. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 drill — vb 1 bore, *perforate, punch, puncture, prick Analogous words: pierce, penetrate, *enter, probe 2 *practice, exercise Analogous words: train, discipline, *teach, instruct, school: * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 20 Drill — Drill. См. Сверло. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов