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pneumatic drill

[nu̇′mad·ik ′dril]
(mechanical engineering)
Compressed-air drill worked by reciprocating piston, hammer action, or turbo drive.

pneumatic drill

A drill powered by compressed air from an auxiliary external source.
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He said the damage was similar to that suffered by people using a pneumatic drill.
In addition, the Drillteam rigs are not affected by low temperatures, which often caused the pneumatic drills to freeze up.
He is the first of several workers suing the council after developing "vibration white finger" from years of handling vibrating tools such as pneumatic drills.
It doesn't take a genius to realise that letting workmen loose on mechanical diggers and pneumatic drills from midnight to 6am may disturb people's sleep.
Conventional pneumatic drills expose an estimated one million British workmen to potentially harmful vibrations.
They suffer enough from the noise and pollution of daily traffic without having to put up with the sound of pneumatic drills in the early hours of the morning.
But her problems answering a question about pneumatic drills were nothing compared to the trouble she had keeping her enhanced pneumatic breasts in a very flimsy top.
There might be one road that has escaped an attack by workmen handling their pneumatic drills with the same skill and dexterity of Rambo with his oversized bullet-spitting machine gun.
It was like a couple of pneumatic drills or motorbikes being kick- started outside the window.
They had to use pneumatic drills to uncover the drugs.
She had to be tranquilised and cushioned with air bags while the 20 man rescue squad used pneumatic drills to hack away the reinforced concrete manhole where she was trapped.
This report covers: drills and fastening tools, saws, sanders, woodworking tools, metalworking tools, hammers and pneumatic drills