US: /ˈdɹɪɫ/
UK: /dɹˈɪl/

English Vietnamese dictionary

drill /dril/
  • danh từ
    • (kỹ thuật) mũi khoan; máy khoan
    • (động vật học) ốc khoan
    • động từ
      • khoan
      • danh từ
        • (quân sự) sự tập luyện
        • (nghĩa bóng) kỷ luật chặt chẽ; sự rèn luyện thường xuyên
        • động từ
          • rèn luyện, luyện tập
            • to drill in grammar: rèn luyện về môn ngữ pháp
            • to drill troops: tập luyện cho quân đội
        • danh từ
          • luống (để gieo hạt)
          • máy gieo và lấp hạt
          • ngoại động từ
            • gieo (hạt) thành hàng; trồng thành luống
            • danh từ
              • (động vật học) khỉ mặt xanh
              • vải thô

            Advanced English dictionary

            noun, verb
            + noun
            1 [C] a tool or machine with a pointed end for making holes: an electric drill + a pneumatic drill + a hand drill + a dentist's drill + a drill bit (= the pointed part at the end of the drill)
            2 [C, U] a way of learning sth by means of repeated exercises: tense drills
            3 [C, U] a practice of what to do in an emergency, for example if there is a fire: There'll be a fire drill sometime this morning.
            4 [U] military training in marching, the use of weapons, etc: rifle drill
            5 (the drill) [sing.] (old-fashioned, BrE) the correct or usual way to do sth: What's the drill for claiming expenses?
            6 [U] strong cotton fabric
            7 [C] a machine for planting seeds in rows
            + verb
            1 to make a hole in sth, using a drill: [VN] Drill a series of holes in the frame. + [V] They're drilling for oil off the Irish coast. + He drilled through the wall by mistake.
            2 ~ sb (in sth) to teach sb to do sth by making them repeat it a lot of times: [VN to inf] The children were drilled to leave the classroom quickly when the fire bell rang. + [VN] a well-drilled team
            3 [VN] to train soldiers to perform military actions: The soldiers were being drilled outside the barracks.
            Phrasal Verbs: drill sth into sb to make sb remember or learn sth by repeating it often: It was drilled into us at an early age never to drop litter.

            Thesaurus dictionary

            1 bore, penetrate, pierce, cut a hole:
            The thieves drilled into the safe.
            2 rehearse, train, practise, exercise, teach, instruct, school, tutor, coach, indoctrinate; discipline:
            We were thoroughly drilled in the Latin conjugations and declensions.
            3 auger, (brace and) bit, gimlet:
            The bit for this drill is no longer sharp.
            4 practice, training, repetition, exercise, rehearsal; discipline:
            Tomorrow there will be a complete drill of the parts of speech.

            Concise English dictionary

            +a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
            +similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
            +systematic training by multiple repetitions
            +(military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms
            +make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool
            +train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons
            +learn by repetition
            +teach by repetition
            +undergo military training or do military exercises