from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A portable electric drill.
  • n. A large drilling machine having a vertical motorized drill set in a table stand.

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  • n. a power tool for drilling holes into hard materials


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  • It was like taking a high-torque power drill and fitting it with a foot-long half-inch masonry bit and drilling right through a limb.

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