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Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

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(in dentistry) a rotary instrument used to remove tooth substance, particularly in the treatment of caries. It consists of a dental handpiece that takes variously shaped...

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Psychometric evaluation of an instrument to assess patient-reported ‘psychosocial care by physicians’: a structural equation modeling approach

Oliver Ommen, Markus Wirtz, Christian Janssen, Melanie Neumann, Elke Driller, Nicole Ernstmann, Sabine Loeffert and Holger Pfaff.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

June 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4271 words.

Objective

The objective of our study was to develop a theory-based and empirically tested instrument for measuring patient-reported ‘psychosocial care by...

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Low-Resolution Spectroscopy of Hot Post-AGB Candidates II. LS, LSS, LSE Stars and Additional IRAS Sources

Mudumba Parthasarathy, John S. Drilling, Jyotsna Vijapurkar and Yoichi Takeda.

in Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Stars. 4582 words.

Hot (OB) post-asymptotic giant branch (post-AGB) stars are immediate progenitors of planetary nebulae (PNe). Very few hot post-AGB stars are known. Detecting new hot post-AGB candidates and...

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drill

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

(dril)

(in dentistry) a rotary instrument used to remove tooth substance, particularly in the treatment of caries. It consists of a dental handpiece that takes variously shaped...

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drill

Overview page. Subjects: Military History — Warfare and Defence.

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1 dismounted drill, the standardized precision movement of military personnel in formation for the purpose of developing discipline and coordination of effort.

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drill

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

1 A precise, well-defined motor skill practised repeatedly.

2 A pre-determined series of actions.

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drill

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

Cultivation, the planting of crops in long, straight, equidistant rows, was believed by contemporaries to be one of the triumphs of 18th‐century improved agriculture. Drills allowed more...

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drill

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A tool which bores holes when revolved. Drills have been used by sculptors since the earliest Mediterranean civilizations. The deep cutting which can be made with the drill enabled ancient...

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drilling

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The process of making a hole, usually into the Earth. Two common methods are cable drilling and rotary drilling. See also bit; calyx drilling; diamond drilling; down-hole hammer drilling;...

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drill

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 23 words.

A tool for boring (drilling) holes. The drill bit, a long pointed piece of metal, is the boring part

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drilling

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 33 words.

The process of making a hole, usually into the Earth. Two common methods are cable drilling and rotary drilling. See

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