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auger

(ô`gər): see drilldrill,
tool used to create a hole, usually in some hard substance, by its rotary or hammering action. Many different tools make up the drill family. The awl is a pointed instrument used for piercing small holes.
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auger

[′ȯ·gər]
(design engineering)
A wood-boring tool that consists of a shank with spiral channels ending in two spurs, a central tapered feed screw, and a pair of cutting lips.
A large augerlike tool for boring into soil.

auger

1. A hand-held carpenter’s tool for boring holes in wood, similar to, but larger than, a gimlet; has a long steel bit usually not larger than 1 in. (25 mm) in diameter.
2. A rotary drill, usually powered, for cutting circular holes in earth or rock.

auger

1. a hand tool with a bit shaped like a corkscrew, for boring holes in wood
2. a larger tool of the same kind for boring holes in the ground
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Hole depth may be more limited by the total length of auger sections that can be stored beneath the on-board loading and unloading hoists, than by lack of primary power.
The report on the global auger drilling market provides qualitative and quantitative analysis for the period from 2017 to 2025.
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Zaid Rassool, the newly minted GM of Auger Torque ME, said: "Our launch in the Middle East and strategic partnership with United Motors expands our footprint and gives us a presence on the ground in the region for cementing partnerships within the UAE and beyond."
The posthole auger--a one-piece metal bar with a pointed auger head that's open in the middle--is another popular hand digger.
The school is an intensive five-day course about auger boring methods for pipeline installation, a well-established and perhaps most common trenchless application.
"I got a lot of calls from my band members and they're very pleased," said Auger.
Reportedly, in 2014, Auger Torque had net sales of approximately GBP10m.
In 2014, Auger Torque reported net sales of approximately 10m GBP.
Auger then moved to London from the Welsh capital and, due to his intimidating presence, he was often assigned to Queen Victoria's personal police escort squad.
Nearly two decades after setting a world water-depth record for drilling and production, Shell's Auger tension-leg platform is still playing a central and innovative role in the company's deepwater Gulf of Mexico portfolio and acting as the host platform for the Cardamom subsea development.