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Explanation: Since you find the shank on the drill I would say that this refers to the chuck, cf. a sword eater ;-))
A drill bit shank is the end of the drill bit that fits into a chuck.
The size of the chuck indicates the largest size drill shank it will hold.
Tore Bjerkek Canada Local time: 03:27 Works in field Native speaker of: Norwegian PRO pts in category: 8