Definition of drill :
1. A large African baboon ( Cynocephalus leucophaeus).
2. A light furrow or channel made to put seed into sowing.
3. A marine gastropod, of several species, which kills oysters and other bivalves by drilling holes through the shell. The most destructive kind is Urosalpinx cinerea.
4. A row of seed sown in a furrow.
5. A small trickling stream; a rill.
6. An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to contain seeds and drop them into the hole made.
7. An instrument with an edged or pointed end used for making holes in hard substances; strictly, a tool that cuts with its end, by revolving, as in drilling metals, or by a succession of blows, as in drilling stone; also, a drill press.
8. Any exercise, physical or mental, enforced with regularity and by constant repetition; as, a severe drill in Latin grammar.
9. Same as Drilling.
10. The act or exercise of training soldiers in the military art, as in the manual of arms, in the execution of evolutions, and the like; hence, diligent and strict instruction and exercise in the rudiments and methods of any business; a kind or method of military exercises; as, infantry drill; battalion drill; artillery drill.
11. To cause to flow in drills or rills or by trickling; to drain by trickling; as, waters drilled through a sandy stratum.
12. To cause to slip or waste away by degrees.
13. To entice; to allure from step; to decoy; - with on.
14. To pierce or bore with a drill, or a with a drill; to perforate; as, to drill a hole into a rock; to drill a piece of metal.
15. To practice an exercise or exercises; to train one's self.
16. To sow in drills.
17. To sow, as seeds, by dribbling them along a furrow or in a row, like a trickling rill of water.
18. To train in the military art; to exercise diligently, as soldiers, in military evolutions and exercises; hence, to instruct thoroughly in the rudiments of any art or branch of knowledge; to discipline.
19. To trickle.
physical exercise, pattern, application, practice, march, tire, exercising, Mandrillus Leucophaeus, performance, repetition, impress, electric drill, do, practice session, act, exert, work out, activity, praxis, recitation, example, exercise, trepan, rehearse, class period, planter, marching, utilization, work, occupation, recital, physical exertion, pound, implant, action, corkscrew, preparation, drive, use, usage, study, apply, utilisation, exertion, operation, commit, course session, rehearsal, training, parade, workout, employment, practise, reading
perforate (part of speech: verb)
teach (part of speech: verb)
tool (part of speech: noun)
hacksaw, punch, band saw, sickle, miter box, hoe, gouge, level, shears, square, hedge trimmer, chain saw, crosscut saw, cold chisel, spoke shave, pliers, tool, lug wrench, hammer, spade, wedge, stapler, calipers, keyhole saw, auger, bow saw, shovel, wrecking bar, sledgehammer, claw hammer, file, screwdriver, chisel, trowel, monkey wrench, welder, hatchet, crowbar, ball-peen hammer, snips, back saw, scythe, saw, spanner, scissors, machete, planer, coping saw, tire iron, vise, grindstone, radial arm saw, jigsaw, scroll saw, handsaw, circular saw, emery wheel, wrench, axe, pipe wrench, drill press, mallet, awl, pickax, bench drill, buzz saw, arc welder, jointer, table saw, edger, tin snips, jackknife, knife, posthole auger, plane, lathe, pick, ripsaw, grapnel
perforator (part of speech: noun)
- Certainly not, but I can make them drill more wells. - "Flowing Gold", Rex Beach.
- He makes happy fellows and brave soldiers of them without drill. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- A nice little company of soldiers would be just the thing; and I think your father would drill you once or twice to show you how-" " Dad drill me! - "Sube Cane", Edward Bellamy Partridge.