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drills

noun , plural of drill

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1 an established and often automatic or monotonous series of actions followed when engaging in some activity
  • shuttling the kids between extracurricular activities is all part of the suburban drill
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2 something done over and over in order to develop skill
  • doing vocabulary drills all afternoon in preparation for the test
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drills

verb , present tense third-person singular of drill

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1 to make a hole or series of holes in
  • the nerve-jangling sound when a dentist drills a tooth
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2 to strike with a missile from a gun
  • drilled the target from 100 yards away
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drills

verb , present tense third-person singular of drill

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to put or set into the ground to grow
  • he drills soybeans in the same rows with corn
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