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drill1

drill1

 
 
pronunciation:
drIl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tool with a shaft that has sharp cutting edges and is turned at a high speed to make holes in wood, metal, and other materials.
 
synonyms:
bit
definition 2: a learning or training method in which an action or item is repeated over and over.
Our class practiced multiplication drills.
similar words:
discipline, exercise, practice, routine, training
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: drilled, drilling, drills
definition 1: to produce using a drill.
The carpenter drilled a hole in the wall.
synonyms:
bore
similar words:
pierce, puncture
definition 2: to teach or train by means of having a person repeat something over and over.
His father drilled him in spelling.
synonyms:
train
similar words:
coach, cram, discipline, instruct, school, teach, tutor
derivations: drillable (adj.), driller (n.)
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