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drill in Army topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrilldrill1 /drɪl/ ●●○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 drill.jpg TOOL[countable]TZ a tool or machine used for making holes in something 🔊 an electric drill 🔊 a whine like a dentist’s drill pneumatic drill2 WAY OF LEARNING[countable]SESLEARN a method of teaching students, sports players etc something by making them repeat the same lesson, exercise etc many times 🔊 a pronunciation drill3 fire/emergency drill4 MILITARY TRAINING[uncountable]PMA military training in which soldiers practise marching, using weapons etc 🔊 rifle drill5 the drill6 CLOTH[uncountable]TIM a type of strong cotton cloth7 SEEDS[countable] a) TACa machine for planting seeds in rows b) TACa row of seeds planted by a machine
Examples from the Corpus
drillLoudspeakers soon announced that the warning was just part of a drill.The basic programs also offer games, dictation exercises and drills.Essentially the course comprises sequences of language drills.a marching drillmultiplication drillsExperiment with a variety of drills in natural situations until you find the combination which is the most productive for you.At 100 decibels, the level produced by a chain saw or pneumatic drill, the allowable exposure is three hours.During grammar school, I faint every time we have an air raid drill.a dentist's drillSeparate drills need to be set up for each noun class to learn its associated affixes.Then we collected our rifles from the armoury for our first lesson in shooting drill.