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Noun
Plural for an organized activity involving a number of people
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Activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness
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Plural for a tool or machine used for making holes, especially with a drilling motion
“Mr. Thomas speaks of boring a hole with a drill on each side about a quarter of an inch from the fracture.”
Noun
Plural for an activity done as an exercise or practice
“As part of a training drill, firefighters responded to a mock plane crash at the DuPage Airport in West Chicago.”
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Plural for the correct or recognized procedure or way of doing something
“You know the drill, right? Memorize useless subject matter for a test, take the test, and forget 95% of it.”
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Plural for a settled or regular tendency or practice
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(manufacturing) Plural for a set of procedures used to produce a product
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Plural for a task assigned to students in an academic setting
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Plural for ditch, channel dug in earth
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Plural for precision tool
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Plural for a drilling tool with a crank handle and a socket to hold a bit
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Plural for a formal assessment of something with the intention of instituting change if necessary
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Plural for a formal procession of people walking, on horseback, or riding in vehicles
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Plural for a series of lectures or lessons in a particular subject, leading to an examination or qualification
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To explain or demonstrate something
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To teach by rigorous and repeated exercises or training
“There was neither time nor resources to drill such soldiers in elaborate tactics and discipline.”
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To make a hole in or through something, especially by using a drill
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“When it is dry, pull it off the wax paper and drill a hole in the center of the epoxy.”
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To implant or ingrain, literally or into one's consciousness
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“She laid emphasis on the last word, trying to drill into him the importance of the possible bachelor auction and other unknown variables.”
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To plant or embed seeds in the ground
“These drills are designed to drill seeds directly into stubble or sod without previous tillage.”
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To shoot someone or something with a gun
“Another word from you, and I'll drill you full of lead.”
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To obtain coal, minerals, or other valuable materials through excavation
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To affect one's mind by using extreme mental pressure
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To move or walk, especially in an orderly fashion as a group in a single line
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To question or quiz, especially in a thorough or investigative manner
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To search (an area) for something, especially mineral deposits
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To impart information or knowledge
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To interrogate with questions
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To cover completely with water
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