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.
A Pennsylvania school district is defending itself after video surfaced of a safety drill that had a teacher posing as a shooter and donning what appeared to be a Middle Eastern headdress.
Fox News. Thursday, 16 May 2019 22:55:10 GMT.
The Marine Corps has punished at least eight drill instructors amid allegations of hazing and abuse at a training center in Parris Island, South Carolina
ABC News. Thursday, 16 May 2019 08:43:57 -0400.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for a "full combat posture" as state media yesterday released photos showing missiles being fired during a long-range strike drill conducted by Pyongyang.
Straits Times. Saturday, 11 May 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
SHANGHAI (AP) - The sound of doctors boring through his skull to feed electrodes deep into his brain made Yan tremble. "The drill was like bzzzzzzz," he later recalled. ...
Erika Kinetz. Washington Times. Wednesday, 08 May 2019 04:52:53 -0400.
North Korea has conducted a "strike drill" for multiple launchers, firing tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday.
Reuters. Sunday, 05 May 2019 13:29:12 -0400.
North Korea's state-run television has released images purportedly showing leader Kim Jong-un supervising the firing of multiple rocket launchers during a military drill conducted Saturday.
CBC News. Sunday, 5 May 2019 10:29:07 EDT.
Spirit AeroSystems' (SPR) first-quarter 2019 results are expected to benefit from the recently completed Trim & Drill expansion facility to support the A350 XWB program.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Monday, 29 Apr 2019 15:12:00 GMT.
In the face of a sustained legal challenge by environmental groups, the Department of Interior has decided it will not pursue, for now, a plan to drill for oil and gas in the coastal waters of the United States.
Yahoo. Friday, 26 Apr 2019 14:13:02 -0400.
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