Translation of "drill" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /drɪl/ us /drɪl/

a machine for making holes in a hard substance

an electric drill
verb uk /drɪl/ us /drɪl/

to make a hole in a hard substance using a special tool

Billy drilled a hole in the wall.
The engineers were drilling for oil.

(Translation of “drill” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /dril/

to make (a hole) with a drill

taladrar, perforar
He drilled holes in the wood
The company plans to drill for oil.

(of soldiers etc) to exercise or be exercised

The soldiers drilled every morning.

(Translation of “drill” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)