English version

drill in Tools topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrilldrill1 /drΙͺl/ ●●○ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 drill.jpg TOOL[countable]TZ a tool or machine used for making holes in something πŸ”Š an electric drill πŸ”Š a whine like a dentist’s drill β†’ 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 πŸ”Š a pronunciation drill3 β†’ fire/emergency drill4 MILITARY TRAINING[uncountable]PMA military training in which soldiers practise marching, using weapons etc πŸ”Š rifle drill5 β†’ 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
drillβ€’ Loudspeakers soon announced that the warning was just part of a drill.β€’ The basic programs also offer games, dictation exercises and drills.β€’ Essentially the course comprises sequences of language drills.β€’ a marching drillβ€’ multiplication drillsβ€’ Experiment with a variety of drills in natural situations until you find the combination which is the most productive for you.β€’ At 100 decibels, the level produced by a chain saw or pneumatic drill, the allowable exposure is three hours.β€’ During grammar school, I faint every time we have an air raid drill.β€’ a dentist's drillβ€’ Separate drills need to be set up for each noun class to learn its associated affixes.β€’ Then we collected our rifles from the armoury for our first lesson in shooting drill.