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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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augerau‧ger /ˈɔːɡə $ ˈɒːɡər/ noun [countable]  TZa tool used for making a hole in wood or in the ground
Examples from the Corpus
augerThese have parallel sides and an auger along which the excess wood escapes.His nostrils looked as if they had been made with an auger.Remove ingredient containers, clean auger discharges with a nylon scraper, refill as necessary, wipe exteriors and set aside 3.The news that no less than five new endings were shot due to poor reaction at the preview screenings hardly augers well.The cumulative effect of all these changes do not auger well for the supply of teachers.Both soil augers have snapped and I fought with Greg over the food rations.Stress management experts, however, are now suggesting that auger has been done a great disservice.
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