- a bit, as for a brace.
- a boring tool, similar to but larger than a gimlet, consisting of a bit rotated by a transverse handle.
Origin of auger
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH augerauger , augur
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We are at the leading edge of achieving this capability, and doing so augers badly for expensive manned aircraft, especially those that operate routinely near to the ground.What the U.S. Military Needs to Learn from the Ukraine War|James Stavridis|April 11, 2022|Time
It features lights on both the control panel and auger, so you can really see what you’re doing, even in dim conditions.These Electric Snow Blowers Make Snow Days a Cinch|Korin Miller|February 4, 2022|The Daily Beast
The gas-powered, two-stage blower beats electric and one-stage models when it comes to forcing, and the steel auger slices through even heavy or icy snow buildup to provide a 24-inch wide, 20-inch deep clearing capacity.Clear your driveway fast with the best snow blowers|Jordan Landsman|November 1, 2021|Popular-Science
WeberUse the Traeger Ironwood 885 pellet grill’s companion app to select a temperature, and its auger will dispense the precise amount of wood pellets to hold it there, producing perfectly tenderized cuts.The best grills for any kind of outdoor cooking|Stan Horaczek|August 30, 2021|Popular-Science
When I first looked at the Fyra, I thought it would use an auger to push pellets into the oven to create even heat, much like a Traeger BBQ.Which Pizza Oven Is Right for You?|Will Taylor|May 19, 2021|Outside Online
She extends the end of her body till it is like an auger, and with this she bores a deep hole in the earth.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Auger holes had been bored in the shaft and strong oak pins had been driven in to serve for handles.An Arkansas Planter|Opie Percival Read
You've been waiting your moment, holding your breath on one side of the wall while the auger grinds through from the other.Through the Wall|Cleveland Moffett
To broach a pipe, pierce it with an auger or gimlet, four fingers- breadth over the lower rim, so that the dregs may not rise.Early English Meals and Manners|Various
Mr. Henry was the first to make the “rag” carpet, and was the inventor of the screw-auger.A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine|Robert H. Thurston