Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That which is worn off by a drill from the substance drilled.
  • noun A twilled linen or cotton cloth, very stout, and used for waist-linings, summer trousers, etc. Also called drill and drills.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of piercing with a drill.
  • noun A training by repeated exercises.
  • noun The act of using a drill in sowing seeds.
  • noun (Manuf.) A heavy, twilled fabric of linen or cotton.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A long firearm with three (or rarely, four) barrels.
  • verb Present participle of drill.
  • noun Act of drilling.
  • noun A heavy, twilled fabric of linen or cotton; drill.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of drilling
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum

Etymologies

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drill +‎ -ing

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From German drei (three)

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  • A list of "Ideas for Creating American Jobs that are Better than the 735,000 Jobs Promised If Drilling is Allowed in the A.N.W.R." (Dated 2005.)

    September 3, 2008