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Synonyms for drill

Synonyms for drill

repetition of an action so as to develop or maintain one's skill

to subject to or engage in forms of exertion in order to train, strengthen, or condition

to instruct in a body of doctrine or belief

to fix (an idea, for example) in someone's mind by reemphasis and repetition

Synonyms for drill

a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)

similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored

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(military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms

make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool

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train in the military, e

learn by repetition

undergo military training or do military exercises

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Even for someone "who's never seen a darn drill in his life and is young" about 19 or 20 years old-drilling companies will start them off at $15 an hour.
Variations of this drill include shuffles, backward runs, and crossover runs to the indicated line.
Students know it is a drill, but the level of stress is palpable and helps prepare them for a real medical emergency.
The rabbit has an area of 10 yards to his right and 10 yards to his left to conduct the drill.
Calculations suggest the subsurface rocks in the Oberpfalz area start to become ductile at about 300 [degrees] C, so the West Germans plan to drill to that temperature.
The drill is initiated with an outlet pass from 1 to 2 and all three players filling their lanes and running the floor, with 1 and 2 passing the ball back and forth.
The deepest drill hole in the world, the Kola well is only one of 11 holes the Soviets are currently drilling to a planned depth greater than 8 km.
Young crust isn't covered by the thick layers of sediments needed by traditional drilling techniques to stabilize the drill string before the hole is spudded.
For the remainder of the year, two rigs will be dedicated to drilling HCBM wells, and one rig will drill two Granite Wash wells in Washita County, OK.
The "Southern Cross" will drill a second well, the Akcakoca-4, before moving to Bulgarian waters to drill for another operator.
In addition, the Company will drill three or four shale tests during the fourth quarter of 2006 in two new project areas in central Pennsylvania and in the 77,000-acre Widen field in West Virginia.
As we drill these wells we will not only increase production and cash flow, but add new reserves as well.
The joint venture initially plans to invest up to $35,000,000 to acquire leases, drill new wells, and install Calliope principally in South and East Texas.
The first well under the agreement spudded on September 21st and is expected to take about 10 days to drill.
The Company presently plans to drill up to four additional wells on this acreage.