tool that bores holes in wood or other materials while carrying cuttings away from the bored hole (see auger bit. soil auger).
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionaryauger (noun)
any of various tools or devices having a helical shaft or member that are used for boring holes (as in wood, soil, or ice) or moving loose material (as snow)
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Auger may refer to:
- Auger (drill), a drill for boring holes, e.g. in wood or in the earth
- Auger (platform), the world’s first tension leg oil rig; see Big, Bigger, Biggest
- Auger (surname)
- Auger conveyor, a screw conveyor; a device for moving material or liquid by means of a rotating helical flighting
- Auger effect, an electron effect in physics
- Auger electron spectroscopy, an analytical technique using the Auger effect
- Auger Hill, a hill in Antarctica, so-named because an auger was used to take deep soil samples from its summit
- Auger shell or auger snail, a common name for shellfish of the family Terebridae
- Auger therapy, an experimental radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer
- Pierre Auger Observatory, an international cosmic ray observatory
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