- 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.
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Origin of auger
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH augerauger , augur
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Example sentences from the Web for auger
This masticating juicer uses an auger system and 80 rpm motor to force produce into a tight chamber, grinding it up and squeezing out juice.
This was a fine house, and contained the room which afterwards became celebrated under the name of the "Auger Hole."Stories of New Jersey|Frank Richard Stockton
Mr Rackstraw started as if some strong hand had plunged an auger into him.The Man Upstairs|P. G. Wodehouse
They'd bore an auger hole or two in the box to give him air, and that was greater humanity than he deserved.Trail's End|George W. Ogden