hand drill


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hand drill

[′hand ‚dril]
(design engineering)
A small, portable drilling machine which is operated by hand.

drill

1. A hand- or motor-driven rotary tool used with a bit for boring holes in a material.
2. A hand-held tool used to bore a hole in a material by striking one end with a series of blows.
3. A machine for boring holes in the ground or in rock, e.g., in obtaining rock-core samples.
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His invention combined the stability of the magnetic-based drill and the portability of a hand drill.
Mike had to use a hand drill to bore through the casing because one spark from an electric tool could have set the bomb off.
The machine is self-inclusive so no need for a vice, drill press, hand drill or spinners.
With an easy to use hand drill and drill guide, a watertight wye connection can be achieved in just a few minutes saving the contractor time and money.
Company officials saw the potential for plastics and adapted a hand drill press for the earliest version of an ultrasonic welder for rigid plastics.
They made off with a Makita TE24 hand drill, worth pounds 400, a Honda 3KVA generator worth pounds 400, a Makita 5903R circular saw worth pounds 200 and a jigsaw worth pounds 200.
The court was told that a hand drill, gardening gloves and other items had been sold by West Midlands Police.
Tariq Shakoor, prosecuting, said Mr Rafferty was stopped and searched by police officers who allegedly found a hand drill, gardening gloves and other items.
The offender used a hand drill to bore a hole in the wooden window frame of one home, reaching in to release the catch.