power drill


power drill
noun
a power tool for drilling holes into hard materials
Hypernyms: ↑power tool, ↑drill
Hyponyms: ↑electric drill, ↑pneumatic drill

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a drill operated by a motor.
[1960-65]

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power drill, power lathe, power loom or power press noun
A drill, lathe, loom or press worked by electricity or other form of power such as water or steam
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Main Entry:power

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power drill,
a drill worked by a motor, not by hand.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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