Definitions for drill

Definitions for (noun) drill

Main entry: drill

Definition: (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms

Main entry: drill, practice, practice session, recitation, exercise

Definition: systematic training by multiple repetitions

Usage: practice makes perfect

Main entry: Mandrillus leucophaeus, drill

Definition: similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored

Main entry: drill

Definition: a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)

Definitions for (verb) drill

Main entry: drill

Definition: train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons

Main entry: drill

Definition: undergo military training or do military exercises

Main entry: drill, exercise, practice, practise

Definition: learn by repetition

Usage: We drilled French verbs every day; Pianists practice scales

Main entry: drill

Definition: teach by repetition

Main entry: drill, bore

Definition: make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool

Usage: 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

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