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den·tal drill

a rotary power-driven instrument into which cutting points may be inserted.
See also: handpiece.

den·tal drill

(dentăl dril)
Rotary power-driven instrument into which cutting points may be inserted.
See also: handpiece
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I read later somewhere that the dentist's drill bit is usually made of industrial diamond, the hardest substance in the world, so the water must be to cool off my teeth as they get ground down.
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Lighter fluid, a soldering iron and something that resembled a dentist's drill were all used in the display to demonstrate the painstaking processes used by the artist to get the layers of depth required in his work.
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The one-sided conversation soon peters out as she can see that nothing less than a dentist's drill can force that mouth open.
The piercing sound of a dentist's drill and the prospect of sitting in a waiting room while leafing through a five-year-old copy of Reader's Digest is enough to send me running for the hills.
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