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Drill vs. Pink

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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.’;

Pinknoun

(regional) The common minnow, Phoxinus phoxinus}.

Drillverb

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

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

Pinknoun

(regional) A young Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, before it becomes a smolt; a parr.

Drillverb

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

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

Pinknoun

A narrow boat.

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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.’;

Pinknoun

A stab.

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.’;

Pinknoun

Any of various flowers in the genus Dianthus, sometimes called carnations.

‘This garden in particular has a beautiful bed of pinks.’;

Drillverb

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

Pinknoun

(dated) A perfect example; excellence, perfection; the embodiment of some quality.

‘Your hat, madam, is the very pink of fashion.’;

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Drillverb

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

Pinknoun

The colour of this flower, between red and white; pale red.

‘My new dress is a wonderful shade of pink.’;

Drillverb

To have sexual intercourse with; to penetrate.

Pinknoun

Hunting pink; scarlet, as worn by hunters.

Drillverb

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

‘waters drilled through a sandy stratum’;

Pinknoun

(snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 6 points.

‘Oh dear, he's left himself snookered behind the pink.’;

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Drillverb

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

Pinknoun

(slang) An unlettered and uncultured, but relatively prosperous, member of the middle classes; compare babbitt, bourgeoisie.

Drillverb

To entice or allure; to decoy; with on.

Pinkverb

To decorate a piece of clothing or fabric by adding holes or by scalloping the fringe.

Drillverb

To cause to slip or waste away by degrees.

Pinkverb

To prick with a sword.

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.’;

Pinkverb

To wound by irony, criticism, or ridicule.

Drillnoun

The portion of a drilling tool that drives the bit.

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

Pinkverb

To choose; to cull; to pick out.

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.

Pinkverb

(transitive) To turn (a topaz or other gemstone) pink by the application of heat; (more generally) to turn something pink.

Drillnoun

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

Pinkverb

(of a motor car) To emit a high "pinking" noise, usually as a result of ill-set ignition timing for the fuel used (in a spark ignition engine).

Drillnoun

A row of seed sown in a furrow.

Pinkverb

(obsolete) To wink; to blink.

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.’;

Pinkadjective

Having a colour between red and white; pale red.

Drillnoun

(obsolete) A small trickling stream; a rill.

Pinkadjective

Of a fox-hunter's jacket: scarlet.

Drillnoun

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

Pinkadjective

Having conjunctivitis.

Drillnoun

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

Pinkadjective

(obsolete) By comparison to red (communist), describing someone who sympathizes with the ideals of communism without actually being a Russian-style communist: a pinko.

Drillnoun

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

Pinkadjective

(informal) Relating to women or girls.

‘pink-collar; pink job’;

Drillnoun

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

Pinkadjective

(informal) Relating to homosexuals as a group within society.

‘the pink economy’; ‘pink dollar; pink pound’;

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.

Pinkadjective

(obsolete) Half-shut; winking.

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.’;

Pinknoun

A vessel with a very narrow stern; - called also pinky.

Drillverb

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

Pinknoun

A stab.

Drillverb

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

Pinknoun

A name given to several plants of the caryophyllaceous genus Dianthus, and to their flowers, which are sometimes very fragrant and often double in cultivated varieties. The species are mostly perennial herbs, with opposite linear leaves, and handsome five-petaled flowers with a tubular calyx.

Drillverb

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

Pinknoun

A color resulting from the combination of a pure vivid red with more or less white; - so called from the common color of the flower.

Drillverb

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

‘See drilled him on to five-fifty.’;

Pinknoun

Anything supremely excellent; the embodiment or perfection of something.

Drillverb

To cause to slip or waste away by degrees.

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

Pinknoun

The European minnow; - so called from the color of its abdomen in summer.

Drillverb

To trickle.

Pinkverb

To wink; to blink.

Drillverb

To sow in drills.

Pinkverb

To pierce with small holes; to cut the edge of, as cloth or paper, in small scallops or angles.

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.

Pinkverb

To stab; to pierce as with a sword.

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.

Pinkverb

To choose; to cull; to pick out.

Drillnoun

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

Pinkadjective

Half-shut; winking.

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.

Pinkadjective

Resembling the garden pink in color; of the color called pink (see 6th Pink, 2); as, a pink dress; pink ribbons.

Drillnoun

A small trickling stream; a rill.

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

Pinknoun

a light shade of red

Drillnoun

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

Pinknoun

any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers

Drillnoun

A large African baboon (Cynocephalus leucophæus).

Pinkverb

make light, repeated taps on a surface;

‘he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently’;

Drillnoun

Same as Drilling.

Pinkverb

sound like a car engine that is firing too early;

‘the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline’; ‘The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded’;

Drillnoun

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

Pinkverb

cut in a zig-zag pattern with pinking shears, in sewing

Drillnoun

similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored

Pinkadjective

of a light shade of red

Drillnoun

systematic training by multiple repetitions;

‘practice makes perfect’;

Pinkadjective

of a colour intermediate between red and white, as of coral or salmon

‘her face was pink with embarrassment’; ‘bright pink lipstick’;

Drillnoun

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

Pinkadjective

(of wine) rosé.

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’;

Pinkadjective

having or showing left-wing tendencies

‘pink politicians’;

Drillverb

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

Pinkadjective

of or associated with homosexuals

‘a boom in the pink economy’; ‘the pink pound’;

Drillverb

learn by repetition;

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

Pinknoun

pink colour, pigment, or material

‘soft pastel shades of pink and blue’;

Drillverb

teach by repetition

Pinknoun

the scarlet jacket worn by fox-hunters or the material from which this is made.

Drillverb

undergo military training or do military exercises

Pinknoun

the pink ball in snooker.

Drillnoun

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

Pinknoun

rosé wine.

Drillnoun

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

Pinknoun

the best condition or degree

‘the economy is not in the pink of health’;

Drillnoun

instruction or training in military exercises

‘parade-ground drill’;

Pinknoun

a herbaceous Eurasian plant with sweet-smelling pink or white flowers and slender, typically grey-green leaves.

Drillnoun

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

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

Pinknoun

a small square-rigged sailing ship, typically with a narrow, overhanging stern.

Drillnoun

a rehearsal of the procedure to be followed in an emergency

‘air-raid drills’;

Pinknoun

a yellowish lake pigment made by combining vegetable colouring matter with a white base.

Drillnoun

the correct or recognized procedure or way of doing something

‘he didn't know the drill’;

Pinkverb

become pink

‘Cheryl's cheeks pinked with sudden excitement’;

Drillnoun

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

Pinkverb

shear (a sheep) so closely that the colour of the skin is visible

‘McFowler pinked every sheep and never drew blood’;

Drillnoun

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

Pinkverb

cut a scalloped or zigzag edge on

‘I pinked the edge of the fabric’;

Drillnoun

a small furrow made by a drill

‘sprinkle the seeds along a four foot drill’;

Pinkverb

wound or nick (someone) slightly with a weapon or missile

‘Bernstein pinked him in the arm’;

Drillnoun

a row of plants sown in a drill

‘drills of lettuces’;

Pinkverb

decorate

‘April pinked the earth with flowers’;

Drillnoun

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

Pinkverb

(of a vehicle engine) make a series of rattling sounds as a result of over-rapid combustion of the fuel–air mixture in the cylinders

‘the car was inclined to pink slightly in accelerating from a low engine speed’;

Drillnoun

a coarse twilled cotton or linen fabric

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

Pink

Pink is a color that is a pale tint of red and is named after a flower of the same name. It was first used as a color name in the late 17th century.

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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