The word drill is a noun. Drill means (1) (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms, (2) systematic training by multiple repetitions, (3) similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored, (4) a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows).
Drill is also a verb that means (1) train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons, (2) undergo military training or do military exercises, (3) learn by repetition, (4) teach by repetition, (5) make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word drill.
A drill bit is the removable cutting part of the drill and comes in a variety of sizes, materials, and point styles. Visit this site to learn about the different types of drill bits.
Cordless drills are practical and convenient for places where outlets are not readily available. Visit this site to learn about the similarities and differences between cordless and corded drills.
This dental clinic page comprises information about dentist careers in the United States of America plus a photo of a dentist and his assistant using a dentist drill on a patient.
Power tools include tools used to drill, cut, and shape. This power tool glossary provides information about different power tools as well as links to power tool suppliers.
The following articles provide recent drill-related news.
Rescuers in southern Spain have revealed that the frantic effort to reach a 2-year-old boy who fell into a narrow, deep borehole a week ago has again been slowed by difficult terrain.Provincial authorities said that a drill ...
New Zealand Herald. Monday, 21 Jan 2019 12:27:18 +1200.
TOKYO (AFP) - The US military will this year conduct its first ever missile drill around the Japanese island of Okinawa, according to a report Thursday (Jan 3), as Washington seeks to counter an increasingly assertive China.
Straits Times. Thursday, 03 Jan 2019 12:22:19 +0800.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - State TV is reporting that Iran's Revolutionary Guard ground force has launched a drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, the passageway for nearly a third of all oil traded by sea. ...
Washington Times. Saturday, 22 Dec 2018 02:23:26 -0500.
The funding will allow the Armory to replace its 138-year-old floors in a $4 million restoration project for its 55,000-square-foot drill hall.
Lauren Messman. New York Times. Friday, 21 Dec 2018 17:00:04 GMT.
Off the Great Australian Bight, deep beneath the surface is a reef you might not know about. It's bigger than the Great Barrier Reef, more populated with wild sea life, and it's open for drilling.
Michael Slezak. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Saturday, 15 Dec 2018 06:08:25 +1100.
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