1.1also electric drill", "power drilltaladradora femininetaladro masculine
- Most of the project requires basic wood-working tools - a circular saw, a saber saw, an electric drill, a hammer, and a nail set.
- The clatter of hammers, drills and sanders drown out the voices of the workers.
- It's funny, my grandfather's tools were objects that have been around in one form or another for hundreds if not thousands of years, like hammers, drills, screwdrivers and nails.
- No tools more complicated than a handsaw, drill, hammer, and screwdriver are needed.
- Two drills and other hand tools were taken from a white transit van parked in Layer Road, Abberton.
- Use an electric drill to punch holes of various sizes in vegetable and coffee cans.
- Modern tunnels are usually round because drills make round holes, but generally, those dug with spades have arched roofs because arches are strong and are better for holding up rock.
- A complete system often can be installed using an electric drill and other ordinary hand tools.
- The drills were boring huge holes in the cavern walls, and hundreds of thousands of the glistening jewels were spilling out into several mine carts.
- They took lawn mowers, strimmers, chainsaws, as well as drills and tools totalling about £3,000.
- If you choose terracotta or concrete pots without drainage holes, using a drill that has a special masonry bit works well.
- Though all the passengers may be very careful not to damage the hull, if one of them takes a drill and begins drilling holes under his own seat, the ship will sink, and all will drown.
- I had my cordless drill with attachments, flat tip screwdriver and a claw hammer.
- Doctors say his symptoms are typical of the hand-arm vibration syndrome seen in industrial settings when people repeatedly use tools such as chain saws and drills.
- The solution was then mixed thoroughly into the liquid supplement using a cordless electric drill with a paint stirring attachment.
- A workman below was using a pneumatic drill to break up some concrete which had already been laid.
- Normally, firing an assault rifle was like holding a pneumatic drill.
- She could hear the beat of a diesel engine and bursts from a pneumatic drill.
- A mammoth 126-tonne drill continuously sheers salt away from the rock face and on to a conveyor belt to be taken for crushing.
- Mothers kept a grim vigil yesterday while workers with power drills bored through slabs of concrete and fallen masonry at a high school in a desperate search for 15 trapped schoolchildren.
1.2also hand drilltaladro (manual) masculine
1.3Dentistrytorno masculinefresa feminine
- Your dentist will remove any decay or old filling from the tooth with a drill.
- Some of the surrounding bone can then be removed with a drill to lift the tooth out in one piece.
- Laser technology, too, is developing and in time may replace the drill in restorative dentistry.
- My dad's a dentist who uses drills, explorers and sucking tubes.
- Then your dentist removes any decay using a drill.
- It's difficult to be in the dentist's chair, hearing the whine of the drill, and be grateful for everything that teeth do for you.
- A similar thing happens to many humans - as soon as you detect the excruciating high-pitched whine of a dentist's drill, it sets your teeth on edge.
- Special mineral toothpaste then helps the tooth to repair itself without the need for fillings and, more crucially, the dentist's drill.
- A cup of tea a day will keep the dentist's drill away.
1.4Mechanics Miningperforadora femininebarreno masculine
1.5(drill head)broca feminineDentistry fresa feminine
- The perfection of the troops' training was revealed when a display of parade-ground drill helped to extricate the army from a trap in the Balkan mountains.
- Training of farmer militiamen involved mainly military drill and volley fire, often on the village green or nearby field.
- Military drill and discipline, as well as seamanship are still part of the book.
- He sought to use military drill and discipline for the religious and moral improvement of the boys.
- They disdain combat re-enactment, opting instead to show authentic training skills, precision marching and parade ground drill, to Latin commands.
- Instead, parade ground drill became a means of teaching soldiers about the value of organized, unitary action.
- Observers of the operation were awed by its precision and discipline, which some likened to military drill.
- We marched outside after being taught basic military drill.
- The climax shows all the friends in military uniforms doing drill.
- This alerts us to the idea that military drill embodies a number of values.
- Boys and young men with pretend guns were being given military drill and taught blood-curdling, screamed chants.
- Further training included briefings, company drill and the opportunity for the volunteers to walk through the period encampment and talk to the re-enactors.
- Each team was also assessed on drill, dress and bearing for the Regimental Sergeant Major-Army trophy, won by the SA team.
- The major shook our hands as if relieved from the duty of explaining drill and ceremony and invited us to stand in the detail formation.
- Reorganisation, forays, drill and discipline marked the ensuing winter months.
- As a soldier-worker he has drill, inspections, and guard duty, and does work such as road building and dredging.
- Every Monday night, I put on my uniform and head for reserve drill.
- She recalls once, when Gary was only 5, how she came home from weekend drill and a friend remarked on her uniform.
- The hours of perfecting drill and ceremony and sitting in large lecture-style classes have been slashed.
2.2Schoolejercicio masculinespelling drills — ejercicios de ortografía
- The basketball coach or the music teacher needs no convincing regarding the value of drill and practice on fundamental skills.
- Thus, problem solving and analysis replace drill and practice, and calculators replace paper-and-pencil computation.
- After two hours of repeating the same drill over and over again, it was time for riding.
- Within an eclectic array of language activities, drills and other such exercises have their place.
- By repeating this drill, the swimmer should be encouraged to complete the second kick in order to generate enough power to recover the arms.
- A problem-solving approach was effective with another student who had problems with math drill and practice.
- In this mode, the computer can be used to teach the learner through tutorials, drill and practice, games, simulations or a combination of any of these strategies.
- Practice this drill on skates and then on the ski slopes.
- The drill can be practiced daily, especially early in the season.
- I use this drill to practice staying behind the ball.
- This drill is designed to develop leg strength.
- Both versions of this drill will help you develop excellent control and concentration as well as just getting loosened up.
- Do 20 repetitions of this drill on your left leg and then repeat it on your right leg.
- We ran lateral agility drills like linebackers, over and around a line of duffel bags.
- Wearing full pads during one of the drills, he ran forward to mow over the biggest of the three blockers.
- Once these two-handed exercise drills are mastered, the athlete is progressed to one-handed drills.
- For example, a soccer player may return to the field and practice ball-handling skills and passing drills.
- And Coach Mackie does every drill and exercise with his players, not because he has to, but because that's the way he has always done it.
- The players then took the court for agility and sprinting drills, followed by a vertical leap measurement.
- Athletes practice techniques, run through drills, and even do a little weight training in order to stay at the tops of their games.
2.3(rehearsal)fire drill — simulacro de incendio
2.4British informal (correct procedure)what's the drill? — ¿qué se hace?
- I don't know the drill for making a claim — no sé qué se hace / qué hay que hacer para presentar una reclamación
- I don't know the drill for making a claim — no sé qué se hace / qué hay que hacer para presentar una reclamación
- Cargo pants are available in all kinds of fabrics, from cotton drill to pale pink satin, and, frankly, they're none the better for it.
- Virtually every book published is a library-bound hard cover edition, side-sewen and reinforced with cotton drill.
- The bags are made of heavy cotton drill and have a top cover that's easily removable for washing.
- Dressing utility does not mean cotton drill in shades of khaki, thanks to the innovation of our favourite denim lines and designers.
- Four years ago, I bought a beautiful purple trench coat in heavy cotton drill.
- White drill and other cotton materials were available for men's shorts and shirts, and African tailors would quickly run up any required clothes on their hand or treadle sewing machines.
- The fabrics include drills, denims, discharge prints, and embroidered material.
- In the British army, khaki uniforms exist in a variety of shades and cloth, pale khaki drill for wear in hot climates and dark khaki barathea for the service dress of Guards officers being two examples.
- They are issued their DFCE kit, which includes a uniform of khaki drill.
- Curriculum and uniform remain firmly those of the English public school of the 1930's, with khaki drill and the works of John Buchan still very much de rigueur.
- The firm makes denims, drills, general protective clothing and gaberdines.
1.1(hole) hacer(hole) perforar
- His feet covered with mud, he smoothes the sides of the wall and uses a stick to drill holes through the top, pushing the straw within the mixture through to the layers underneath.
- A private concrete boring firm was brought in and they drilled a hole big enough for the child to crawl out.
- Divers descended into the water yesterday in a special bell supplied by the Norwegian diving support ship Mayo and began work to mark sections of the hull where holes will be drilled to attach cables to lift the vessel.
- The preferred location will be somewhere near the battery in the engine compartment and you'll need to drill mounting holes for attaching the transformer.
- Construction work - even drilling a hole - can only be done in the summer, when the neighbors are in the Hamptons.
- He told me a story about how when he turns up at some houses to install satellite television the owners are shocked and appalled to find out that as part of the process he will actually be drilling holes in the wall.
- He gained access to the apartment by drilling a hole in the door lock before replacing it with a new one.
- They slashed trailer tyres, drilled holes through the hulls of boats and ruined the expensive protective covers.
- A bogus workman called at six homes in Blackburn claiming to have been sent from a housing association to drill a hole for a cable so a second workman could install an intercom later.
- This will be used to drill holes in the side of the trawler, which has been securely fastened by ropes, and pump out the oil to be taken away by tankers.
- First they drill a hole most of the way through, and then they use a rubber mallet to crack open the pipe without making a spark.
- Paul and I spent the afternoon putting up the weather station in the garden, having asked next door if we could drill holes in their fence posts.
- Engineers had managed to drill a hole beneath the river, but could not pass the 14-inch pipe through it.
- Mr Davies said workers had been drilling a hole for a lamp post when the machinery struck the pipe.
- Holes will be drilled in the walls to enable injection, and this may leave some apparent patching, but the energy savings should be appreciable.
- Each hole that a looter drills not only drains or spills thousands of gallons, it can cause the whole system to shut down for several days.
- He measures the distance between the hooks, and using that same measurement, drills holes and screws two hooks into the soffit on his house.
- The specialist drills holes in hidden areas, sprays in the paste, and plugs the holes.
- You need to drill a hole clean through the block.
- The cable can be passed through a hole drilled in the wall, in a door or window frame.
1.2(wood/metal) taladrar(wood/metal) perforar(wood/metal) barrenar
- Drilling can be done with many of the same tools you use for drilling wood or metal, including twist drills, brad point drill bits, spade bits or a hole saw with a pilot bit.
- Remove the bracket, drill the wall as necessary and fix the bracket in position using the appropriate wall plugs and screws.
- Once I'd marked and drilled the wood I realised that they weren't screws, they were bolts.
- The concrete is drilled and resin is applied to the surface of the concrete.
1.3Dentistry(tooth) trabajar con la fresa(tooth) limpiar con la fresa
- But next time your dentist needs to drill your teeth are you going to decline the anaesthetic and ask for an arnica tablet instead?
- After having your teeth drilled, dentists advise their patients to wait a few hours before eating ice cream, having school photos taken, or writing screenplays.
- Would you rather have your teeth drilled by a dentist than make or follow a list?
- The study tested for micro-organisms in the devices used to wash out patients' mouths and remove debris after their teeth have been drilled or cleaned.
- My wisdom tooth is freshly drilled and filled, and it feels great to have had it sorted.
- They find hearing talk-radio - left, right or center - akin to having a tooth drilled.
- Apart from the obvious downside of having your teeth drilled, the potential damage to your bank balance can cause equal, if not greater, pain.
- Unlike today, patients didn't receive a pain-numbing injection before they had their teeth drilled.
- We are trained to sit still, so we can write contract proposals, get our teeth drilled, or listen to a sermon.
- Voluntarily subjecting yourself to it is about as plausible as asking to have your good teeth drilled.
- Local anaesthetic was a blessing for children who had had to put up with the pain of having their teeth drilled.
- Once, my daughter was in the process of having her tooth drilled when the power went off.
- You have a toothache, but there is no dentist on-board - one of your crewmates will have to drill and fill the tooth.
- I think of the Marathon Man scene where the dentist drills Dustin Hoffman's teeth without an anesthetic.
- I watched the Citadel guard drilling in the exercise hall.
- There are still less than 350 of us including officers and when we are not patrolling, we are drilling ceaselessly both on foot and on horse.
- Even now the Guard was drilling in the courtyard below, and a delegation of regiments from the army was due to arrive tomorrow.
- Soldiers drilled tirelessly, many sporting staves and lances, and many more sporting what just looked like slim, polished wood and metal.
- ‘Just get the work done soldier,’ retorted Alex as he continued drilling.
- If selected for the program, you do not drill or wear a uniform while you complete your undergraduate degree.
- They made them drill and drill until each exercise was preformed in unison and with military precision.
- They pose in front of tents and barracks or drill on the fields and open areas.
- This training was underpinned by punitive disciplinary codes; troops were drilled, flogged, and caned into being more afraid of their officers than they were of the enemy.
- Thus, the soldiers were drilled and dressed for the effect that it had on them.
- For children there will be face painting, paintball and the chance to try on national service uniforms and be drilled by a humorous sergeant major re-enactor.
- I ask Johnson if he's really serious when he says these women are as tough as many of the soldiers he's drilled.
- There was neither time nor resources to drill such soldiers in elaborate tactics and discipline, and for the most part their function made this unnecessary.
- A Royal New Zealand Air Force sergeant had us lined up on the sea front's Marine Parade and drilled us for a few minutes.
- Despite food shortages, more and more new troops are drilled and lectured by the commanders.
- The former Gulf war tank commander involved in the training, adds Wilson, is there to ensure activities are carried out safely - not to drill the troops.
- Unlike the Boys' Brigade, he did not believe in drilling boys as it destroyed individuality and dulled enthusiasm.
2.2to drill sth into sb — inculcarle algo a algn
she drilled them in the use of the passive voice — les hizo practicar la (voz) pasiva
- it was drilled into him that …
- If you take him, you had better be very confident that your coaching staff will be willing to work with the kid in practice and drill him every day.
- Young will later thank God his firearms instructors drilled him intensively in weak hand only shooting.
- He was yesterday morning spotted at the grounds drilling the team.
- Point guards need to be constantly drilled in this facet of the game.
- As kids we were drilled constantly in the chore of passing skills.
- During instrument training, you were constantly drilled to ignore the physical sensations of flight and trust the instruments.
- Last year the former champions, spent most part of the season without a coach and were drilled by senior players and some willing club members.
- The coach has once again been making sure that players are well drilled in his own specialist subject, going into contact with the correct body position.
- South Africa's rugby developmental side coach had offered to assist drilling the team before the games.
- School was rough for the past month, with teachers drilling us on our college application.
- Liam drilled me everyday after our chores were done.
- You will find that the mere fact that you will write something down will make you more alert to it - that's half the reason you were drilled to take notes in school.
- Like many other children, I was drilled at a tender age never to eat food from other homes or accept gifts of food from strangers.
- Father Norris had sat me on his verandah once a week and drilled me in the Latin responses.
- He went to Roumania where his autocratic uncle drilled him in politics and duty.
- Also, her older sister drilled her mercilessly every day in martial arts, saying that both of them had gotten shamefully out of shape and needed practice.
- She had been drilling her on military tactics and shipboard systems for the past few days, trying to give her a good grounding in both.
- Putin said on Saturday that a planned joint exercise of the Russian and Italian navies next year will drill sailors in carrying out rescue operations.
1Miningperforarhacer perforacionesto drill for oil/water — perforar en busca de petróleo/agua
- He plans to drill for water and sell it by pipeline to the city of Dallas.
- He added that the site, off Wheatley Hall Road, had been deemed a site of scientific interest, therefore any plans to drill for gas would be contrary to the Doncaster unitary development plan.
- Ranchers and environmentalists are again coming together to fight a proposal to drill for oil and gas in southern Alberta, this time near the protected Whaleback region.
- High prices have sparked a new investor oil rush and the winners on stock markets have been many energy exploration companies which have advanced plans to drill for new reserves.
- Both sides in the fighting accused the other of having curried the favour and financial backing of multinational oil companies that drill for crude nearby.
- And we're going to have to drill for some new sources, not just overseas, but here in the U.S.
- Well, the Senate today narrowly approved a plan to drill for oil in Alaska's arctic national wildlife refuge.
- He did not win permission to drill for oil and natural gas in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve.
- If you consume one less barrel of oil, that's one less barrel you need to drill for.
- An energy company's plans to drill for oil and natural gas on the North York Moors has split the local community.
- It has provided training and workshops for hygiene and sanitation, latrine construction, borehole drilling, pump repair and operation and maintenance of pumps.
- The story goes that around the turn of the century, Tom cursed the fact that every time he drilled for water for his livestock, up came oil, too.
- If oil prices plummet, the company can choose to not exercise its option and thus not drill for oil.
- Every year, the Fund gives every Alaska citizen an equal slice of revenues from oil drilling on state lands.
- Today there are 767 rigs drilling for natural gas in the US.
- Nationwide, the number of rigs drilling for natural gas is up 57 % in the past year.
- Send a petition to your senators urging them to oppose drilling in the Arctic refuge.
- The ship was drilling off the coast of Guatemala when it unexpectedly penetrated a methane hydrate deposit.
- The noisiest fight will swirl around proposals to drill in federal wilderness.
- There's been drilling on public lands in this country for a very, very long time.
1(furrow)hilera femininesurco masculine
- Select an easy-to-grow variety, such as ‘Joi Choi’, and sow the seeds in ½ in-deep drills.
- Choose a sheltered, sunny spot with a fertile, well-drained soil and sow the seeds in 1in-deep drills.
- Parsnips are not available as seedlings in garden centres, so sow seeds directly into drills in the garden bed according to the instructions on the packet.
- In the early days of the industry, that aspect was quite labour intensive as the seed was sown by hand into fertilized drills.
- If it is very wet and you must sow, add some fine sand to the base of the drill.
- These last few days they are blessed with the fine weather which dried out the drills and ridges and left the soil fine and easy to work.
- The seed can be broadcast and harrowed, lightly disked, or seeded with a grain drill.
- You might also consider getting a no-till drill and direct seeding the hay into the field.
- Seeding with a disc drill in a loose seedbed almost guarantees disaster and should probably be delayed until there is moisture.
- Others operated the plows, seed drills, binders, and other implements hitched behind the engines and tractors.
- Adjust the drills to place the seed one-quarter of an inch deep.
- The fine straight lines radiating outward are remnants of the little furrows left by a seed drill or an air seeder.
- We could spend a lot of time talking about precision adjustments for plows, tillage implements, grain drills, and combines.
- The floater or air seeder then spreads seed much faster than a drill.
- The selection of medium or small seed when using a grain drill will improve metering and stand uniformity.
- Grass drills can be calibrated to meter different types of seeds and seeding rates.
- In order to sow the seed, you could use a grain drill.
- Three legumes were seeded in late February 1995 with a no-till drill.
- Many European farmers put the drill behind a harrow with a basket roller to avoid this stand loss.
- If they aren't too terrible, you might be able to reseed them with the use of a no-till drill or pasture renovator.
- Deep tillage or applying anhydrous ammonia with knives can dry out the soil, so it could be impossible to place the seed in firm moist soil, even with a hoe drill.
- All planters, drills and air seeders need to be cleaned out.
- They also wonder if they should use a planter or a drill to plant these crops.
- Both wheat and soybeans can be planted with the same drill.
- However, many producers in Nebraska don't own a drill and use their corn planter to plant soybeans after the corn is planted.
- Hoe drills with wider row spacing are preferred under dry conditions because they can build a bigger furrow and plant deeper.