Punching vs Drilling - What's the difference?

punching | drilling |


As nouns the difference between punching and drilling

is that punching is (gerund of punch) an incident in which someone is punched while drilling is a triplet (one of three persons born to the same mother at the same time).

As a verb punching

is .

punching

English

Verb

(head)
  • Derived terms

    * punching bag

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (gerund of punch) An incident in which someone is punched
  • * {{quote-news, 2009, January 25, Evonne Barry, Booze and the trail of violence, Herald Sun citation
  • , passage=Over the past four years, the rate of "interpersonal" attacks and "penetrating injuries" - such as stabbings, glassings, punchings , beatings - has doubled, he said. }}
  • process of making holes in something
  • drilling

    English

    Etymology 1

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Act of ing.
  • A heavy, twilled fabric of linen or cotton; drill.
  • Etymology 2

    From German drei (three)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A long firearm with three (or rarely, four) barrels.