Definition of Drill in

1. Verb. Teach by drills and repetition.

Exact synonyms: Beat In, Hammer In, Ram Down
Generic synonyms: Drill



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drill In

drifty
dright
drighten
drightens
drightin
drill
drill bit
drill bits
drill core
drill cores
drill down
drill downs
drill ground
drill grounds
drill hole
drill in (current term)
drill instructor
drill instructors
drill jig
drill jigs
drill master
drill press
drill rig
drill rod
drill sergeant
drill sergeants
drill site
drill steel
drillabilities
drillability

Literary usage of Drill in

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report by New South Wales Dept. of Education (1896)
"The training given to Cadets is improving year by year, and every effort is being made to improve the quality and extend the range of drill in our schools. ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"In reaching for the can of water, plaintiff's coat sleeve caught In the set screw, which held the drill in the socket, and he was seriously injured. ..."

3. Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1907 by Alfred Hulse Brooks (1908)
"The cost of operation per day of a hand churn drill in Alaska will be generally less than that for a steam churn drill and the expense for wear and tear and ..."

4. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"little stale and unhandy with continuous drill in the square, instead of marching the men into the open and suppling them with skirmishing-drill. ..."

5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... M. Carf patented a percussion drill in France, in October, 1856. This invention was soon followed by several others ; but it was not until ..."

6. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1902)
"10 mm. 12 or 16 boys or girls. Brownie costume (pattern sent for.), M!,y be given as “Hop Toad Drill” in Hop Toad costume or “Leap Frog Drill” in costume. ..."

7. Proceedings by Alabama Industrial and Scientific Society (1891)
"Another drill in Aspen, Colorado, 30-50 feet per 8 hour shift, satisfactorily. For prospecting purposes, it will prove especially valuable, ..."

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