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Instruction or training in military exercises
“Training of farmer militiamen involved mainly military drill and volley fire, often on the village green or nearby field.”
A tool or machine with a rotating cutting tip or reciprocating hammer or chisel, used for making holes
“I had my cordless drill with attachments, flat tip screwdriver and a claw hammer.”
The correct or recognized procedure or way of doing something
“I'm sure you all know the drill by now.”
To teach by rigorous exercises or training
“There was neither time nor resources to drill such soldiers in elaborate tactics and discipline, and for the most part their function made this unnecessary.”
Make a hole in or through something by using a drill
“The lander will return close-up pictures of the comet's nucleus, drill into the dark organic crust, and sample the primordial ices and gases.”
To put or set into the ground to grow
“He is still trying to drill the notion into the heads of his partners.”
To strike with a missile from a gun
“… drilled the target from 100 yards away.”
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