Meaning of AUGER in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈȯ-gər ]


Etymology: Middle English, alteration (resulting from false division of a nauger ) of nauger, from Old English nafogār; akin to Old High German nabugēr auger, Old English nafu nave, gār spear — more at nave , gore

Date: before 12th century

: 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)


auger: 1, 2 screw, 3 tapering pod


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