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  • verb Present participle of auger.


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  • On the balance, this has been a good week, (and it still can end up a good week assuming the drain augering and fixing goes smoothly tomorrow morning, but I'm trying to not think about it).

    Since I'm up melted_snowball 2008

  • No wonder the gop is augering into the ground; the sound you hear is Dwight Eisenhower doing 4500 rpm in his grave frank

    Voinovich: The GOP's 'being taken over by Southerners' 2009

  • I sense season 3 augering in before it even starts ...

    Tube Bits for 08/12/2008 2008

  • Since people lose consciousness, there are all kinds of terrible accidents, from drivers having wrecks to pilots augering in their 757s during landing.

    FlashForward Eschatology | Live Granades 2009

  • Regardless, the hijackers were most likely forced to abort their mission by “augering in,” to use the Chuck Yeager parlance, near Shanksville, PA.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat 2006

  • Ohh, I have plenty of non-pleasant memories of augering fishing holes through reservoir ice in the Green State to the south.

    grouse Diary Entry grouse 2003

  • They're just augering deeper and deeper, and we're talking about something that has a tremendous underground infrastructure?

    CNN Transcript Mar 21, 2003 2003

  • Somewhere near the center, a pipe was augering its way down into the ground, anchoring the structure firmly.

    Phule me twice Asprin, Robert 2001

  • Maximum depths for hand augered wells range up to 122 meters (400 feet); however, normal hand augering, is best suited to maximum depths ranging from 15 to 25 meters (49 to 80 feet).

    1.1 The role and purpose of irrigation 1994

  • If a large stone is encountered when augering, it will have to be knocked out of the way, or broken, or a different type of auger used to cut a way past.

    Chapter 5 1984


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