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AUGER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does auger mean? 

AUGER (noun)
  The noun AUGER has 2 senses:

1. a long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
2. hand tool for boring holes

  Familiarity information: AUGER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AUGER (noun)


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Meaning:

A long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

auger; plumber's snake

Hypernyms ("auger" is a kind of...):

hand tool (a tool used with workers' hands)

snake (something long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake)


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Meaning:

Hand tool for boring holes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

screw auger; wimble; auger; gimlet

Hypernyms ("auger" is a kind of...):

drill (a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows))


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