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auger A tool used primarily for soil sampling, but also for sampling peats and other unconsolidated sediments. The simplest and most universal form has a screw head to bore the soil or sediment. Alternative auger heads are available for more specialized needs. Standard augers sample to one metre depth, but extension rods can be attached, enabling sampling at deeper levels. (See illustration.)

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auger A tool used primarily for soil sampling, but also for sampling peats and other unconsolidated sediments. The simplest and most universal form has a screw head to bore the soil or sediment. Alternative auger heads are available for more specialized needs. Standard augers sample to one metre depth, but extension rods can be attached enabling sampling at deeper levels.

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auger Tool used primarily for soil sampling, but also for sampling peat and other unconsolidated sediments. The simplest and most universal form has a screw head to bore the soil or sediment. Alternative auger heads are available for more specialized needs. Standard augers sample to one metre depth, but extension rods can be attached enabling sampling at deeper levels.

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auger carpenter's boring-tool. OE. nafogār, f. nafu NAVE1 + gār borer, etc. (cf. GORE2); corr. to OS. nabugēr, ON. nafarr. Forms showing loss of initial n (cf. ADDER) occur XV.

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au·ger / ˈôgər/ • n. a tool with a helical bit for boring holes in wood. ∎  a similar larger tool for boring holes in the ground.

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auger (ô´gər): see drill.

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augerdogger, flogger, Hoggar, hogger, jogger, logger, slogger, Wagga Wagga •brolga, Olga, Volgaconga, conger, donga, Rarotonga •pettifogger • footslogger •cataloguer (US cataloger) •auger, augur •ogre, Saratoga, toga, yoga •beluga, cougar, Kaluga, Kruger, Luger •sugar, Zeebrugge •bugger, hugger, lugger, mugger, plugger, rugger, slugger, Srinagar, tugger •mulga, vulgar •hunger, sangha, Younger •scandalmonger • scaremonger •fishmonger •warmonger, whoremonger •ironmonger • hugger-mugger •costermonger • Málaga •Berger, burger, burgher •hamburger • beefburger •cheeseburger • Limburger •Vegeburger • Erzgebirge •Luxembourger

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