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KK Pronunciation

〔 drIl 〕


〔 dril 〕

Overview of noun drill

The noun drill has 4 senses

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

  • drill, Mandrillus leucophaeus -- (similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored)

  • exercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitation -- (systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect")

  • drill -- ((military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms)

Overview of verb drill

The verb drill has 5 senses

  • bore, drill -- (make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool; "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")

  • drill -- (train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons)

  • drill, exercise, practice, practise -- (learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales")

  • drill -- (teach by repetition)

  • drill -- (undergo military training or do military exercises)