English version

pneumatic drill

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tools, Civil
pneumatic drillpneuˌmatic ˈdrill noun [countable]  jackhammer.jpg especially British EnglishTZTEC a large powerful tool worked by air pressure and used for breaking up hard materials, especially road surfaces syn jackhammer American English
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pneumatic drillMinutes later he was making a noise like a pneumatic drill.Her left arm by her side, her right elbow out at an angle and her forearm shaking like a pneumatic drill.Perry, in a fishing jacket, moving like a marionette that swallowed a pneumatic drill.At 100 decibels, the level produced by a chain saw or pneumatic drill, the allowable exposure is three hours.
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