Definitions of drill:
  • noun:   (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms
  • noun:   similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
  • noun:   a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun:   systematic training by multiple repetitions
  • verb:   train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons
  • verb:   undergo military training or do military exercises
  • verb:   learn by repetition
    Example: "We drilled French verbs every day"
  • verb:   teach by repetition
  • verb:   make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool
    Example: "Don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"

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