(military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms
systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
A stout, durable cotton fabric
train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons
undergo military training or do military exercises
learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"
teach by repetition
make a hole, especially 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"; "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall"
forming a right angle
something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors"
conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal; "serve wine at normal room temperature"; "normal diplomatic relations"; "normal working hours"; "normal word order"; "normal curiosity"; "the normal course of events"
being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development; "a perfectly normal child"; "of normal intelligence"; "the most normal person I've ever met"
in accordance with scientific laws
occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure; "grew the usual vegetables"; "the usual summer heat"; "came at the usual time"; "the child's usual bedtime"
commonly encountered; "a common (or familiar) complaint"; "the usual greeting"
found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant