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Drill vs. Exercise

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Drillverb

(transitive) To create (a hole) by removing material with a drill tool.

‘Drill a small hole to start tmhe screw in the right direction.’;

Exercisenoun

Any activity designed to develop or hone a skill or ability.

‘The teacher told us the next exercise is to write an essay.’;

Drillverb

(intransitive) To practice, especially in (or as in) a military context.

‘They drilled daily to learn the routine exactly.’;

Exercisenoun

Physical activity intended to improve strength and fitness.

Drillverb

(ergative) To cause to drill practice; to train in military arts.

‘The sergeant was up by 6:00 every morning, drilling his troops.’;

Exercisenoun

A setting in action or practicing; employment in the proper mode of activity; exertion; application; use.

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Drillverb

(transitive) To repeat an idea frequently in order to encourage someone to remember it.

‘The instructor drilled into us the importance of reading the instructions.’;

Exercisenoun

The performance of an office, ceremony, or duty.

Drillverb

(intransitive) To investigate or examine something in more detail or at a different level

‘Drill deeper and you may find the underlying assumptions faulty.’;

Exercisenoun

(obsolete) That which gives practice; a trial; a test.

Drillverb

(transitive) To hit or kick with a lot of power.

Exerciseverb

To exert for the sake of training or improvement; to practice in order to develop.

‘to exercise troops or horses;’; ‘to exercise one's brain with a puzzle’;

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Drillverb

(baseball) To hit someone with a pitch, especially in an intentional context.

Exerciseverb

(intransitive) To perform physical activity for health or training.

‘I exercise at the gym every day.’;

Drillverb

To have sexual intercourse with; to penetrate.

Exerciseverb

(transitive) To use (a right, an option, etc.); to put into practice.

‘The tenant exercised its option to renew the tenancy.’; ‘She is going to exercise her right to vote.’;

Drillverb

(transitive) To cause to flow in drills or rills or by trickling; to drain by trickling.

‘waters drilled through a sandy stratum’;

Exerciseverb

To occupy the attention and effort of; to task; to tax, especially in a painful or vexatious manner; harass; to vex; to worry or make anxious.

‘exercised with pain’;

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Drillverb

(transitive) To sow (seeds) by dribbling them along a furrow or in a row.

Exerciseverb

(obsolete) To set in action; to cause to act, move, or make exertion; to give employment to.

Drillverb

To entice or allure; to decoy; with on.

Exercisenoun

The act of exercising; a setting in action or practicing; employment in the proper mode of activity; exertion; application; use; habitual activity; occupation, in general; practice.

‘exercise of the important function confided by the constitution to the legislature.’; ‘O we will walk this world,Yoked in all exercise of noble end.’;

Drillverb

To cause to slip or waste away by degrees.

Exercisenoun

Exertion for the sake of training or improvement whether physical, intellectual, or moral; practice to acquire skill, knowledge, virtue, perfectness, grace, etc.

‘An exercise of the eyes and memory.’;

Drillnoun

A tool used to remove material so as to create a hole, typically by plunging a rotating cutting bit into a stationary workpiece.

‘Wear safety glasses when operating an electric drill.’;

Exercisenoun

Bodily exertion for the sake of keeping the organs and functions in a healthy state; hygienic activity; as, to take exercise on horseback; to exercise on a treadmill or in a gym.

‘The wise for cure on exercise depend.’;

Drillnoun

The portion of a drilling tool that drives the bit.

‘Use a drill with a wire brush to remove any rust or buildup.’;

Exercisenoun

The performance of an office, a ceremony, or a religious duty.

‘Lewis refused even those of the church of England . . . the public exercise of their religion.’; ‘To draw him from his holy exercise.’;

Drillnoun

An agricultural implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to contain seeds and drop them into the hole made.

Exercisenoun

That which is done for the sake of exercising, practicing, training, or promoting skill, health, mental, improvement, moral discipline, etc.; that which is assigned or prescribed for such ends; hence, a disquisition; a lesson; a task; as, military or naval exercises; musical exercises; an exercise in composition; arithmetic exercises.

‘The clumsy exercises of the European tourney.’; ‘He seems to have taken a degree, and performed public exercises in Cambridge, in 1565.’;

Drillnoun

A light furrow or channel made to put seed into, when sowing.

Exercisenoun

That which gives practice; a trial; a test.

‘Patience is more oft the exerciseOf saints, the trial of their fortitude.’;

Drillnoun

A row of seed sown in a furrow.

Exerciseverb

To set in action; to cause to act, move, or make exertion; to give employment to; to put in action habitually or constantly; to school or train; to exert repeatedly; to busy.

‘Herein do I Exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence.’;

Drillnoun

An activity done as an exercise or practice (especially a military exercise), particularly in preparation for some possible future event or occurrence.

‘Regular fire drills can ensure that everyone knows how to exit safely in an emergency.’;

Exerciseverb

To exert for the sake of training or improvement; to practice in order to develop; hence, also, to improve by practice; to discipline, and to use or to for the purpose of training; as, to exercise arms; to exercise one's self in music; to exercise troops.

‘About him exercised heroic gamesThe unarmed youth.’;

Drillnoun

(obsolete) A small trickling stream; a rill.

Exerciseverb

To occupy the attention and effort of; to task; to tax, especially in a painful or vexatious manner; harass; to vex; to worry or make anxious; to affect; to discipline; as, exercised with pain.

‘Where pain of unextinguishable fireMust exercise us without hope of end.’;

Drillnoun

Any of several molluscs, of the genus Urosalpinx, especially the oyster drill (Urosalpinx cinerea), that drill holes in the shells of other animals.

Exerciseverb

To put in practice; to carry out in action; to perform the duties of; to use; to employ; to practice; as, to exercise authority; to exercise an office.

‘I am the Lord which exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth.’; ‘The people of the land have used oppression and exercised robbery.’;

Drillnoun

A style of trap music with gritty, violent lyrics, originating on the South Side of Chicago.

Exerciseverb

To exercise one's self, as under military training; to drill; to take exercise; to use action or exertion; to practice gymnastics; as, to exercise for health or amusement.

‘I wear my trusty sword,When I do exercise.’;

Drillnoun

An Old World monkey of West Africa, Mandrillus leucophaeus, similar in appearance to the mandrill, but lacking the colorful face.

Exercisenoun

the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit;

‘the doctor recommended regular exercise’; ‘he did some exercising’; ‘the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit’;

Drillnoun

A strong, durable cotton fabric with a strong bias (diagonal) in the weave.

Exercisenoun

the act of using;

‘he warned against the use of narcotic drugs’; ‘skilled in the utilization of computers’;

Drillverb

To pierce or bore with a drill, or a with a drill; to perforate; as, to drill a hole into a rock; to drill a piece of metal.

Exercisenoun

systematic training by multiple repetitions;

‘practice makes perfect’;

Drillverb

To train in the military art; to exercise diligently, as soldiers, in military evolutions and exercises; hence, to instruct thoroughly in the rudiments of any art or branch of knowledge; to discipline.

‘He [Frederic the Great] drilled his people, as he drilled his grenadiers.’;

Exercisenoun

a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding;

‘you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook’;

Drillverb

To practice an exercise or exercises; to train one's self.

Exercisenoun

(usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches;

‘academic exercises’;

Drillverb

To cause to flow in drills or rills or by trickling; to drain by trickling; as, waters drilled through a sandy stratum.

Exerciseverb

put to use;

‘exert one's power or influence’;

Drillverb

To sow, as seeds, by dribbling them along a furrow or in a row, like a trickling rill of water.

Exerciseverb

carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;

‘practice law’;

Drillverb

To entice; to allure from step; to decoy; - with on.

‘See drilled him on to five-fifty.’;

Exerciseverb

give a work-out to;

‘Some parents exercise their infants’; ‘My personal trainer works me hard’; ‘work one's muscles’;

Drillverb

To cause to slip or waste away by degrees.

‘This accident hath drilled away the whole summer.’;

Exerciseverb

do physical exercise;

‘She works out in the gym every day’;

Drillverb

To trickle.

Exerciseverb

learn by repetition;

‘We drilled French verbs every day’; ‘Pianists practice scales’;

Drillverb

To sow in drills.

Exercisenoun

activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness

‘loosening-up exercises’; ‘exercise improves your heart and lung power’;

Drillnoun

An instrument with an edged or pointed end used for making holes in hard substances; strictly, a tool that cuts with its end, by revolving, as in drilling metals, or by a succession of blows, as in drilling stone; also, a drill press.

Exercisenoun

an activity carried out for a specific purpose

‘an exercise in public relations’;

Drillnoun

The act or exercise of training soldiers in the military art, as in the manual of arms, in the execution of evolutions, and the like; hence, diligent and strict instruction and exercise in the rudiments and methods of any business; a kind or method of military exercises; as, infantry drill; battalion drill; artillery drill.

Exercisenoun

a task set to practise or test a skill

‘there are exercises at the end of each book to check comprehension’;

Drillnoun

Any exercise, physical or mental, enforced with regularity and by constant repetition; as, a severe drill in Latin grammar.

Exercisenoun

a military drill or training manoeuvre

‘training exercises with the Kuwaiti army’;

Drillnoun

A marine gastropod, of several species, which kills oysters and other bivalves by drilling holes through the shell. The most destructive kind is Urosalpinx cinerea.

Exercisenoun

ceremonies

‘Bar Mitzvah exercises’;

Drillnoun

A small trickling stream; a rill.

‘Springs through the pleasant meadows pour their drills.’;

Exercisenoun

the use or application of a faculty, right, or process

‘the exercise of authority’;

Drillnoun

An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to contain seeds and drop them into the hole made.

Exerciseverb

use or apply (a faculty, right, or process)

‘control is exercised by the Board’; ‘anyone receiving a suspect package should exercise extreme caution’;

Drillnoun

A large African baboon (Cynocephalus leucophæus).

Exerciseverb

engage in physical activity to sustain or improve health and fitness

‘she still exercised every day’;

Drillnoun

Same as Drilling.

Exerciseverb

exert (part of the body) to promote or improve muscular strength

‘raise your knee to exercise the upper leg muscles’;

Drillnoun

a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)

Exerciseverb

cause (an animal) to take exercise

‘she exercised her dogs before breakfast’;

Drillnoun

similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored

Exerciseverb

occupy the thoughts of; worry or perplex

‘Macdougall was greatly exercised about the exchange rate’;

Drillnoun

systematic training by multiple repetitions;

‘practice makes perfect’;

Exercise

Exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness.It is performed for various reasons, to aid growth and improve strength, prevent aging, develop muscles and the cardiovascular system, hone athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance, improve health, or simply for enjoyment. Many individuals choose to exercise outdoors where they can congregate in groups, socialize, and enhance well-being.In terms of health benefits, the amount of recommended exercise depends upon the goal, the type of exercise, and the age of the person.

Drillnoun

(military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms

Drillverb

make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool;

‘don't drill here, there's a gas pipe’; ‘drill a hole into the wall’; ‘drill for oil’;

Drillverb

train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons

Drillverb

learn by repetition;

‘We drilled French verbs every day’; ‘Pianists practice scales’;

Drillverb

teach by repetition

Drillverb

undergo military training or do military exercises

Drillnoun

a tool or machine with a rotating cutting tip or reciprocating hammer or chisel, used for making holes.

Drillnoun

a tool with a rotating tip used by a dentist for cutting away part of a tooth before filling it.

Drillnoun

instruction or training in military exercises

‘parade-ground drill’;

Drillnoun

intensive instruction or training in something, typically by means of repeated exercises

‘tables can be mastered by drill and practice’; ‘language-learning drills’;

Drillnoun

a rehearsal of the procedure to be followed in an emergency

‘air-raid drills’;

Drillnoun

the correct or recognized procedure or way of doing something

‘he didn't know the drill’;

Drillnoun

a predatory mollusc that bores into the shells of other molluscs in order to feed on the soft tissue.

Drillnoun

a machine which makes small furrows, sows seed in them, and then covers the seed with earth.

Drillnoun

a small furrow made by a drill

‘sprinkle the seeds along a four foot drill’;

Drillnoun

a row of plants sown in a drill

‘drills of lettuces’;

Drillnoun

a dark brown baboon with a short tail and a naked blue or purple rump, found in the rainforests of West Africa.

Drillnoun

a coarse twilled cotton or linen fabric

‘top quality cotton drill with reinforced seams’; ‘sturdy clothes in drill, denim and linen’;

Drillverb

produce (a hole) in something by or as if by boring with a drill

‘drill holes through the tiles for the masonry pins’;

Drillverb

make a hole in (something) by boring with a drill

‘a power tool for drilling wood’;

Drillverb

make a hole in or through something by using a drill

‘his eyes drilled into her’; ‘do not attempt to drill through a joist’;

Drillverb

sink a borehole in order to obtain oil or water

‘BP has been licensed to drill for oil in the area’;

Drillverb

(of a dentist) cut away part of (a tooth) before filling it

‘I didn't like having my teeth drilled, but extractions were worse’;

Drillverb

(of a sports player) hit (a shot) hard and in a straight line

‘he drilled a right-foot volley into the back of the net’;

Drillverb

subject (someone) to military training exercises

‘a sergeant was drilling new recruits’;

Drillverb

(of a person) take part in military training exercises

‘the troops were drilling’;

Drillverb

instruct (someone) in something by the means of repeated exercises or practice

‘I reacted instinctively because I had been drilled to do just that’;

Drillverb

cause (someone) to learn something by repeating it regularly

‘his mother had drilled into him the need to pay for one's sins’;

Drillverb

sow (seed) with a drill

‘crops drilled in autumn’;

Drillverb

plant (the ground) in furrows

‘he drilled 100 acres in eight hours’;

Drill

A drill or drilling machine is a tool primarily used for making round holes or driving fasteners. It is fitted with a bit, either a drill or driver, depending on application, secured by a chuck.

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