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power drill

a drill operated by a motor.
Origin of power drill
1960-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for power drill
  • If somebody takes a power drill and drills a hole in the bottom of the boat, we're all screwed.
  • He folded back the scalp and made small holes in her skull with a power drill, outlining a rough semicircle.
  • Take aliquots or sub-samples of each component using a power drill, or by removing portions of the component.
  • Drills holes for wiring using a power drill and pulls or pushes wiring through opening.
  • The driven fasteners were installed with a power drill that was also operated in reverse to withdraw the fasteners.
  • In addition, each facility will perform an emergency power drill to prepare for various power disruption scenarios.
British Dictionary definitions for power drill

power drill

a hand tool with a rotating chuck driven by an electric motor and designed to take an assortment of tools for drilling, grinding, polishing, etc
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