Definitions of drill

The word drill uses 5 letters:dillr.

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v. t. - 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

v. t. - 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. 2

v. i. - To practice an exercise or exercises; to train one's self. 2

n. - 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. 2

n. - The act or exercise of training soldiers in the military art, as in the manual of arms, in the execution of evolutions, and the like; hence, diligent and strict instruction and exercise in the rudiments and methods of any business; a kind or method of military exercises; as, infantry drill; battalion drill; artillery drill. 2

n. - Any exercise, physical or mental, enforced with regularity and by constant repetition; as, a severe drill in Latin grammar. 2

n. - A marine gastropod, of several species, which kills oysters and other bivalves by drilling holes through the shell. The most destructive kind is Urosalpinx cinerea. 2

v. t. - To cause to flow in drills or rills or by trickling; to drain by trickling; as, waters drilled through a sandy stratum. 2

v. t. - To sow, as seeds, by dribbling them along a furrow or in a row, like a trickling rill of water. 2

v. t. - To entice; to allure from step; to decoy; -- with on. 2

v. t. - To cause to slip or waste away by degrees. 2

v. i. - To trickle. 2

v. i. - To sow in drills. 2

n. - A small trickling stream; a rill. 2

n. - An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to contain seeds and drop them into the hole made. 2

n. - A light furrow or channel made to put seed into sowing. 2

n. - A row of seed sown in a furrow. 2

n. - A large African baboon (Cynocephalus leucophaeus). 2

n. - Same as Drilling. 2


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