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English definition of “drill down”

drill down

phrasal verb with drill     /drɪl/ verb
to look for something on a computer or website by moving from general information to more detailed information : Many websites have some form of hyperlink navigation as you drill down.Operating computers
(Definition of drill down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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