gang drill

noun
a drilling machine having a number of separately driven vertical spindles in a row, used for drilling holes in a piece successively.
Compare multiple drill.


Origin:
1880–85

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Drill holes using a gang drill, capable of drilling a minimum of four simultaneously.
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