Definition of Drilled

1. Adjective. Trained in a skill by repetitious practice. "Well-drilled in military procedures"

Similar to: Trained

Definition of Drilled

1. Verb. (past of drill) ¹

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Definition of Drilled

1. drill [v] - See also: drill

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drilled

drill master
drill press
drill rig
drill rod
drill sergeant
drill sergeants
drill site
drill steel
drilled (current term)
drilling bit
drilling fluid
drilling mud
drilling pipe
drilling platform
drilling rig

Literary usage of Drilled

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

1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1922)
"It drilled 21 ft. of hole in ore without any resharpening but then broke ... drilled 18 ft. of hole, was plugged by cuttings, cleaned out and resharpened. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1897)
"Close-grained iron, /j-inch hole drilled through in middle 2500 .14 in. ... Close-grained iron, ^-inch hole drilled f"6-inch from top of bar, . ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"The fragment is held in reduction while a hole is drilled through the ... He then holds the fragment reduced while a hole is being drilled and a nail is ..."

4. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1875)
"It is admitted in Lawrence that wheat, often a good crop when drilled, ... In Richland " many decline to plant wheat unless it is drilled," and it is stated ..."

5. Proceedings by Natural Gas Association of America, Modern Language Association of America (1918)
"One new tapered Wire, Jx 1 xHx 1J x 10000 ft., drilled 1220 ft ... drilled from 6500 ft. to 7071 ft. with string tools containing Stem "10 ft. in length, ..."

6. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"XVI drilled in Roman history—Lovely figures made of light and morning—What superb ... WE children had been drilled in Roman history, from Romulus to Caesar, ..."

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