What is another word for auger?

Pronunciation: [ˈɔːɡə] (IPA)

An auger is a tool that is used for drilling holes in various materials. The key feature of an auger is its helical screw blade that rotates and creates a hole in the material. Other synonyms for an auger include a drill, twist drill, bore bit, and gimlet. These tools can be handheld or attached to larger machinery such as a drilling rig. Augers are commonly used in woodworking, construction, farming, and DIY projects. When choosing the right auger for a task, it is important to consider the type of material being drilled and the desired hole size.

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  • hyponyms for auger (as nouns)

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      snake, hand tool.

Usage examples for Auger

But Hiram found a bundle of elder spouts in the attic, and with these and an auger we went out along the snowy, muddy road.
"More Jonathan Papers"
Elisabeth Woodbridge
The body had to be tied and the arms bound so as not to tear the hands from the wood, and then it was necessary to hang on the legs so as to lengthen them as far as the bracket on which they were to rest; all at once the entire body yielded, the ribs moved under the skin; the shock was so fearful, that the executioners believed that the bones would start, and burst the flesh, wherefore they made haste to rest the left foot on the right, but their difficulties began again, the feet turned over, and it was necessary to bore them with an auger to fasten them.
"En Route"
J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
He began planning the kind of horse he would have to drive, the buggy he would want, and a box in it to carry a hatchet, a square, measures, an auger, other tools he would need, and by Jove!
"A Daughter of the Land"
Gene Stratton-Porter

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