Meaning of “drill down” in the English Dictionary

"drill down" in Business English

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drill down

phrasal verb with drill uk /drɪl/ us verb [ I ] NATURAL RESOURCES

IT to look for something on a computer or website by moving from general information to more detailed information:

The site has separate searches for federal contracts and grants, and allows users to drill down from summary data to details.
noun [ U ] also drilldown


The drill-down allows a user to locate an item within a hierarchy.

(Definition of “drill down” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)