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  Definition of drill
  1. (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms
  2. systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
  3. similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
  4. a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  5. train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons
  6. undergo military training or do military exercises
  7. learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"
  8. teach by repetition
  9. make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool; "don''t drill here, there''s a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"
Similar Words: exercise, practice, practice session, recitation, Mandrillus leucophaeus, practise, bore

 

Hyponyms: fire drill, manual of arms, manual, military drill, rehearsal, dry run, review, brushup, scrimmage, shadowboxing, target practice, auger, gimlet, screw auger, wimble, bore bit, borer, rock drill, stone drill, brace and bit, breast drill, dentist's drill, burr drill, hand drill, handheld drill, power drill, reamer, trepan, hammer in, drill in, ram down, beat in, inculcate, instill, infuse, spud, counter-drill

 

Derivational Morphology: exercise, practice, practise, rehearse, bore, practice session, recitation, electric drill, drilling, boring, oil production, gauge, caliber, calibre, bore-hole, drill hole, bore bit, borer, rock drill, stone drill, woodborer

 

 
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