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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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"The American Augers and Trencor product lines provide entry into markets and channels in which CMW chooses to compete."
Jimmy loves and respects equipment, and I believe he retains a sense of 'ownership' in every American Augers machine, even after it's been sold.
Prosser was the American Augers Territory Manager for the Northern United States and Canada for the past 13 years.
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Although auger boring machines have evolved over the years, the basic process is the same as it was four decades ago: the ABM bores through the earth with rotating augers carrying spoil from the hole.
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