Antonyms for drilled

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Over and over he drilled them until the details were thoroughly understood.

The men were put into uniforms as they enlisted, and drilled daily.

One suspected that the flowers had been drilled by a martinet of a gardener.

That shaft, the hole which he himself had drilled—what damage had it done?

The hole for the stern-tube must now be drilled, and the tube made and fitted.

Two 1/8-inch holes are drilled in this piece as shown in the drawing.

Its center is drilled out and it is soldered to the crank as illustrated in Fig. 54.

This little piece is cut and drilled as shown in the drawing.

A hole is drilled in the center of these pieces before they are put in place.

This routine had been drilled into them, branded into their subconscious.

WORD ORIGIN

"tool for making holes," 1610s, from Dutch dril, drille "a hole, instrument for boring holes," from drillen "to bore (a hole), turn around, whirl" (see drill (v.)).

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