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drill
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 19
1. 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.
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 small trickling stream; a rill.
7. A row of seed sown in a furrow.
8. A large African baboon ( Cynocephalus leucophaeus).
Part of Speech: verb
1. To practice an exercise or exercises; to train one's self.
2. To trickle.
3. To sow in drills.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. 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.
3. To cause to flow in drills or rills or by trickling; to drain by trickling; as, waters drilled through a sandy stratum.
4. To sow, as seeds, by dribbling them along a furrow or in a row, like a trickling rill of water.
5. To cause to slip or waste away by degrees.
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