(plural drill downs)
- (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.
drill down - Computer Definition
To move from summary information to the detailed data that created it. For example, adding totals from all the orders for a year creates gross sales for the year. Drilling down would identify the types of products that were most popular. The ability to drill down can be performed in a single application or by using a combination of applications. See decision support system, pivot table and multidimensional views.