drilled :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words

drilled

d rild

  • v  make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
  • v  train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons
  • v  learn by repetition
    We drilled French verbs every day
  • v  teach by repetition
  • v  undergo military training or do military exercises
  • s  trained in a skill by repetitious practice
    well-drilled in military procedures

  • Growing up in an oil-rich nation and understanding how oil is drilled, Emeagwali decided to use this problem as the subject of his doctoral dissertation.
  • The other patients had mere indentations drilled into their skulls, to mimic the real procedure.
  • Small holes had been drilled in it through which thieves could tap off fuel.
News & Articles

  • Dodgers dump D-backs in brawl-marred game
    LOS ANGELES -- As soon as Yasiel Puig went sprawling to the ground after getting drilled in the face by an Ian Kennedy fastball, it was on between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks.
    June 12, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
  • Dodgers 5, Diamondbacks 3
    LOS ANGELES -- As soon as Yasiel Puig went sprawling to the ground after getting drilled by an Ian Kennedy fastball, it was on between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks.
    June 12, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
  • Royale Energy Expands Its Natural Gas Production
    SAN DIEGO -- Royale Energy, Inc. today announced a gas discovery at its Zodiac well. The new natural gas well was drilled on the company's proprietary 3-D seismic data and encountered up to three productive ...
    June 12, 2013 - GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • James Mulva in Austin American-Statesman
    We would not have drilled the well in that way,ConocoPhillips CEO James Mulva said.
  • Bob Tway in USA Today
    I had a good seat for it,said former PGA champion Bob Tway, who had a 72 and played with Woods. "That's why he's the best. He went out there and made it look pretty simple. So we got drilled by nine today. Next time he'll have to give me a...
  • Andrew Strauss in The Press Association
    I don't think there's a one-day team out there with a better record than them,he added. "We're going into this with our eyes open. It's not going to be easy. They're a well-drilled unit. They may be down on experience of past Australian...

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.