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.
Last week, the nation of Cyprus deployed drones to monitor Turkish attempts to drill for natural gas in waters claimed by the divided nation.
By Daniel Markind, Contributor. Forbes. Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019 14:43:06 +0000.
Jane Fonda was arrested Friday as she protested climate change on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building. The 81-year-old actress was participating in her weekly "Fire Drill Friday" campaign.
CBS News. Monday, 14 Oct 2019 02:05:45 +0000.
An 18-year-old Army recruit at Fort Jackson died on Friday night, after a "medical emergency" that occurred before an outdoor physical training exercise, officials said.
ABC News. Sunday, 22 Sep 2019 18:59:48 -0400.
Superhard materials can slice, drill and polish other objects. Now, science is opening the door to the development of new materials with these seductive qualities. ...
Science Daily. Monday, 09 Sep 2019 12:37:17 EDT.