Definición de auger en inglés:

auger

Saltos de línea: auger
Pronunciación: /ˈɔːɡə
 
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sustantivo

1A tool resembling a large corkscrew, for boring holes in wood.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This boring article presents a few of the many interesting variants in wood boring augers and twist bits.
  • A spoon auger used to bore holes into wood.
  • A common method was to bore a hole in the barrel using any of a variety of bung borers, boring taps, augers, tapered reamers, and the like.
1.1A large tool similar to an auger, used for boring holes in the ground.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We use the auger to drill holes, the sweeper to sweep the parking lot, the hammer to bust concrete.
  • I carefully drill 16-inch - to 18-inch-deep holes with a 2-inch diameter soil auger.
  • Samples of clay from the auger holes were tested for moisture content but did not indicate any exceptional level of desiccation.
2 (also auger shell) A marine mollusc of warm seas with a slender tapering spiral shell.
  • Terebra and other genera, family Terebridae, class Gastropoda
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A larger clam or cowry shell and an auger shell can stand in for Goddess and God images in a pinch, particularly on a small altar.

Origen

Old English nafogār, from nafu (see nave2) + gār 'piercer'. The n was lost by wrong division of a nauger; compare with adder1 and apron.

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