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drill press

n.
A powered vertical drilling machine in which the drill is pressed to the work automatically or by a hand lever.

drill press

n
(Tools) a machine tool for boring holes, having a stand and work table with facilities for lowering the tool to the workpiece

drill′ press`


n.
a drilling machine having a single vertical spindle.
[1860–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drill press - a machine tool with a separate, upright stand; an electric drill is pressed into the work automatically or with a hand lever
electric drill - a rotating power drill powered by an electric motor
machine tool - a powered machine for cutting or shaping or finishing metals or other materials
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