screw auger

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noun

an auger having a helical outer surface suggesting a screw thread.

Nearby words

  1. screet,
  2. screever,
  3. screigh,
  4. screw,
  5. screw around,
  6. screw axis,
  7. screw bean,
  8. screw cap,
  9. screw conveyor,
  10. screw eye

Origin of screw auger

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95

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