drill down

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

drill down

  1. (idiomatic) to examine information at another level or in greater detail; especially in a database, to navigate to a more detailed level or record
    From the employee list, you can drill down to find addresses and pay history.

Noun[edit]

drill down (plural drill downs)

  1. (of marching bands) an internal competition used to practice marching commands, in which the last person caught improperly executing a command wins
    We knew someone had lost when the last two people in the drill down ended up facing each other.