Auger - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːɡər|  American pronunciation of the word auger
Brit.  |ˈɔːɡə|  British pronunciation of the word auger

noun

- a long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes (syn: snake)
- hand tool for boring holes (syn: gimlet, wimble)

Examples

The function of an auger is to bore holes.

the function of an auger is to bore holes

Word forms

noun
singular: auger
plural: augers
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