how to pronounce auger


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auger is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of auger in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… then the auger here rotates as well …”

meanings of auger


  1. A carpenter's tool for boring holes longer than those bored by a gimlet.
  2. A tool used to bore holes in the ground, e.g. for fence posts.
  3. A hollow drill used to take core samples of soil, ice, etc. for scientific study.
  4. A snake or plumber's snake (plumbing tool).


  1. To use an auger; to drill a hole using an auger.
  2. To proceed in the manner of an auger.

auger frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word auger occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics auger can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that auger can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

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