- 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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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.
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.
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.
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