Auger

Soothsayer or diviner.

Auger

In carpentry, a wood-boring tool used by a carpenter to bore holes.
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Auger

• (n.) An instrument for boring or perforating soils or rocks, for determining the quality of soils, or the nature of the rocks or strata upon which they lie, and for obtaining water. • (n.) A carpenter`s tool for boring holes larger than those bored by a gimlet. It has a handle placed crosswise by which it is turned with both hands. A po...
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auger

gimlet noun hand tool for boring holes
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Auger

[drill] An auger is a drilling device, or drill bit, that usually includes a rotating helical screw blade called a `flighting` to act as a screw conveyor to remove the drilled out material. The rotation of the blade causes the material to move out of the hole being drilled. An auger used for digging post holes is called an `earth auger`, `h...
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Auger

Au'ger noun [ Middle English augoure , nauger , Anglo-Saxon nafegār , from nafu , nafa , nave of a wheel + gār spear, and therefore meaning properly and originally a nave-bore. See Nave (of a wheel) and 2d Gore ,
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Auger

A rotary drill that uses a screw device to penetrate, break, and then transport the drilled material (coal).
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Auger

A rotary drill that uses a screw device to penetrate, break, and then transport the drilled material (coal).
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Auger

A rotary drill used in coal mining that uses a screw device to penetrate, break, and then transport the drilled material
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auger

An auger is a tool used for boring holes in wood, earth, ice, or other material, or more generally, for moving material along a large corkscrew. A hand-held auger is T-shaped and is gripped by the handle with both hands. By contrast, a gimlet, like a wine bottle corkscrew, is worked with just one ha...
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Auger

An auger is an instrument used for boring holes in wood, or other soft substances. It consists of a wooden or plastic handle and a steel shank terminated in a steel bit at the bottom.
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auger

auger (ô'gur) : see drill.
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auger

auger (AW gur) A tool for boring holes into wood, leather, etc.: 'He used an auger to make holes in the shoes for the shoelaces.'
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auger

carpenter's tool for boring holes in wood, etc., having a long pointed shank with a cutting edge and a screw point, and a handle fixed at right angles to the top of the shank, by means of which the tool is worked round with both hands [OED].
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auger

In carpentry, a wood-boring tool used by a carpenter to bore holes
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Auger

Long tubular pieces of equipment to move grain. Augers have a spiral screw inside an outer tube which pushes the grain from the lower end to the top end. They are usually powered by electric motors and vary in diameter from 75mm up to 300mm (Picture) gal/Machinery/madrier_disch.jpg
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Auger

Meaning as a surname: From the Old English word `ealdgar` meaning `spear`.
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Auger

Pierre-Victor, French physicist, *1899. ... See: Auger electron. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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auger

tool (or bit) used with a carpenter`s brace for drilling holes in wood. It looks like a corkscrew and has six parts: screw, spurs, cutting edges, ... [3 related articles]
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auger

Tool for boring holes. Originally, a carpenter's tool, with a cutting edge and a screw point, manipulated by means of a handle at right angles to the shank. In archaeology a large auger is used to...
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Auger

Type: Term Pronunciation: awg′ĕr Definitions: 1. Pierre-Victor, French physicist, 1899-1993. See: Auger electron
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auger

[n] - hand tool for boring holes
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