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Noun: drilling  dri-ling
  1. The act of drilling
    - boring
     
  2. The act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    - boring, oil production
Verb: drill  dril
  1. Make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
    "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil";
    - bore
     
  2. Learn by repetition
    "We drilled French verbs every day";
    - exercise, practice [N. Amer], practise [Brit, Cdn]
     
  3. Teach by repetition
     
  4. Undergo military training or do military exercises

Derived forms: drillings

Type of: creating by removal, cut, develop, educate, instruct, learn, prepare, production, read, study, take, teach, train

Encyclopedia: Drilling

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