Associations to the word «Drilled»


DRILL, verb. (transitive) To create (a hole) by removing material with a drill (tool).
DRILL, verb. (intransitive) To practice, especially in a military context.
DRILL, verb. (ergative) To cause to drill (practice); to train in military arts.
DRILL, verb. (transitive) To repeat an idea frequently in order to encourage someone to remember it.
DRILL, verb. (intransitive) To investigate or examine something in more detail or at a different level
DRILL, verb. (transitive) To hit or kick with a lot of power.
DRILL, verb. (slang) (vulgar) To have sexual intercourse with; to penetrate.
DRILL, verb. (transitive) To cause to flow in drills or rills or by trickling; to drain by trickling.
DRILL, verb. (transitive) To sow (seeds) by dribbling them along a furrow or in a row.
DRILL, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To entice or allure; to decoy; with on.
DRILL, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To cause to slip or waste away by degrees.
DRILL, noun. A tool used to remove material so as to create a hole, typically by plunging a rotating cutting bit into a stationary workpiece.
DRILL, noun. The portion of a drilling tool that drives the bit.
DRILL, noun. An agricultural implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to contain seeds and drop them into the hole made.
DRILL, noun. A light furrow or channel made to put seed into, when sowing.
DRILL, noun. A row of seed sown in a furrow.
DRILL, noun. An activity done as an exercise or practice (especially a military exercise).
DRILL, noun. (obsolete) A small trickling stream; a rill.
DRILL, noun. Any of several molluscs, of the genus Urosalpinx, that drill holes in the shells of other animals.
DRILL, noun. An Old World monkey of West Africa, Mandrillus leucophaeus, similar in appearance to the mandrill, but lacking the colorful face.
DRILL, noun. A strong, durable cotton fabric with a strong bias (diagonal) in the weave.
DRILL 'N' BASS, noun. Alternative spelling of drill and bass
DRILL AND BASS, noun. A style of electronic music with fast, loud percussion and harsh noises.
DRILL BIT, noun. A twist drill.
DRILL BIT, noun. Any other style of cutter, for example a spade drill, that is rotated and fed in a similar manner as a twist drill to of cut a hole in metal, wood or other materials.
DRILL BITS, noun. Plural of drill bit
DRILL CORE, noun. The long cylinder of material obtained by use of a core drill
DRILL CORES, noun. Plural of drill core
DRILL DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) to examine information at another level or in greater detail; especially in a database, to navigate to a more detailed level or record
DRILL DOWN, noun. (of marching bands) an internal competition used to practice marching commands, in which the last person caught improperly executing a command wins
DRILL DOWNS, noun. Plural of drill down
DRILL FLOOR, noun. A area (especially in a drill hall) in which military drill is carried out
DRILL GROUND, noun. An open area where military drills are practised.
DRILL GROUNDS, noun. Plural of drill ground
DRILL HALL, noun. A building in which soldiers practice drill; normally also used as a headquarters for military reservists
DRILL INSTRUCTOR, noun. (US) The generic term for the principal instructor of fresh military recruits undergoing basic training in the various branches of the United States military, routinely abbreviated to the initialism DI; always filled by enlisted personnel (a sergeant or petty officer).
DRILL INSTRUCTORS, noun. Plural of drill instructor
DRILL JIG, noun. A type of jig that expedites repetitive hole center location on multiple interchangeable parts by acting as a template to guide the twist drill into the precise location of each intended hole center.
DRILL JIGS, noun. Plural of drill jig
DRILL PRESS, noun. A machine tool in which a rotating cutter, usually a twist drill, is pushed into a workpiece to produce a hole.
DRILL RIG, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see drill,‎ rig.
DRILL RIG, noun. An oil rig.
DRILL SERGEANT, noun. (military) drill instructor
DRILL SERGEANTS, noun. Plural of drill sergeant

Dictionary definition

DRILL, noun. A tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows).
DRILL, noun. Similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored.
DRILL, noun. Systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect".
DRILL, noun. (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms.
DRILL, verb. Make a hole, especially 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"; "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall".
DRILL, verb. Train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons.
DRILL, verb. Learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales".
DRILL, verb. Teach by repetition.
DRILL, verb. Undergo military training or do military exercises.

Wise words

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