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hand drill

a portable drill designed for two-handed operation.
Origin of hand drill
1760-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He may be wielding a hand drill, for instance, boring holes into a salvaged oak log.
  • For straight holes start with a drill press and then complete with a hand drill, if necessary.
  • Look for short, drill holes, the kind made with a hand drill and mallet.
  • The placement of fixed anchors should be allowed by hand drill only under specified conditions.
  • The hand drill shown is wooden with a flint bit and leather thong.
  • In addition, there is a right-sized hand drill tool, which requires no flooding lubricants and can be turned off when not in use.
  • One hand drill was not grounded, and the other had no safety plate.
  • With a hand drill, he bored holes through each bone.
  • The tool may be the entire device as for example an electric hand drill or merely the work contacting element a drill bit.

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