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drill

 [dril]
instruction by repetition. a device for cutting a hole or shaping something.
bladder drill a technique of bladder training in which the patient is instructed to postpone voiding for an hour and a half, regardless of urgency or interim incontinence. The time interval between voiding episodes is increased in half-hour increments to a goal of two and a half to three hours.

drill

(dril),
1. To make a hole in bone or other hard substance.
2. An instrument for making or enlarging a hole in bone or in a tooth.
[Middle Dutch drillen, to bore]

drill

(drĭl)
n.
a. An implement with cutting edges or a pointed end for boring holes in hard materials, usually by a rotating abrasion or repeated blows; a bit.
b. The hand-operated or hand-powered holder for this implement.
c. A loud, harsh noise made by or as if by a powered tool of this kind.
v. drilled, drilling, drills

drill′er n.

drill

[dril]
Etymology: Dutch drillen, to bore
1 a rotating cutting instrument for making holes in hard substances, such as bones or teeth.
2 See burr.

drill

(dril)
1. To make a hole in bone or other hard substance.
2. An instrument for making or enlarging a hole in bone or in a tooth.

drill,

n a cutting instrument for boring holes by rotary motion.
drill, bibevel
(bībev´əl),
n a drill with two flattened sides and the end cut in two beveled planes.
drill, spear-point,
n a drill with a tri-beveled, or threeplaned, point.
drill, trephine
(trifīn´),
n a surgical drill with a hollow cutting head used to remove a circular section of bone or other tissue; also used to remove failed dental implants.
drill, twist,
n a drill with one or more deep spiral grooves that extend from the point to the smooth part of the shaft.

drill

1. one of the Old World monkeys; resembles the mandrill but has a black face. Called also Mandrillus leucophaeus.
2. in dentistry, a mechanical device used for removing tooth structure. See also bur.

Patient discussion about drill

Q. What do you do when one gets an Asthma attack? like what is the drill and what steps i need to do in order to help him ?

A. First thing to do before you have an attack is to find out what your triggers are like smoke,cats,dogs,food,dust--get yourself a pulmonary dr.He will take test to find out what is causing your attacks-also drugs an alcohol can have effect on asthma--if you already have this, try your inhalor first,if it is not helping go to the emergency room at your hosp--mrfoot56.

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A demand of pounds 400,000 was made and Mr Sander who was then hit with a mallet and a snooker cue before Mr Red produced an electric drill and threatened to cut off Mr Sander's head before "setting about" him with the weapon, injuring his legs.
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Alone in the garage one morning with a grinding wheel chucked into the electric drill, to work.

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