A carpenter's tool for boring holes larger than those bored by a gimlet. It has a handle placed crosswise by which it is turned with both hands. A pod auger is one with a straight channel or groove, like the half of a bean pod. A screw auger has a twisted blade, by the spiral groove of which the chips are discharge.
- Any of various hand tools, typically having a threaded shank and cross handle, used for boring holes in wood or ice.
- A drill bit.
- A machine having a rotating helical shaft for boring into the earth.
- A rotating helical shaft used to convey material, as in a snow blower.
- To drill or bore using an auger.