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Aug·er

(awg'ĕr),
Pierre-Victor, French physicist, 1899-1993. See: Auger electron.

auger

A screw conveyor which is used to distribute paving material transversely ahead of the screed conveyor.
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On November 30 of that year, while staying with friends in New Jersey, Auger complained of stomach pains, collapsed and died.
A weekly examination and cleaning of the auger assembly on bulk trucks allows for easier transport of the explosive throughout the auger assembly.
Potential licensees in the plumbing accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the Scar Free Manual Auger on a worldwide basis.
Through the utilization of BFM fittings, Spee-Dee has also eliminated the need for hose clamps to connect the infeed system to the auger.
Jean Donoghue, 68, tearfully described Mr Auger, who was unmarried and had no children, as her "best friend".
Trinity had a chart hit in England (a cover of Bob Dylan's `This Wheel's on Fire'), but it all fell apart on tour in America at the end of the '60s due to severe mismanagement,'' Auger, 67, said.
What called us to the market was that there were really no purpose-built snowmobile trail groomers," says Auger.
For a few seconds on this new CD, Streetnoise reappears as Auger teases us with a scratchy LP recording dubbed onto the beginning of the cut "Indian Rope Man.
Lloyd Auger is one of the longest-serving members of Nechi, proud to contribute as secretary/treasurer on the Institute's board of directors.
Gould and Blackie Auger, then co-owners of Washington's Mayflower Hotel, had hired Peebles to ratchet down that assessment too, slicing off more than $11 million.
Because of the material handling characteristics of most of the ingredients to be used, auger type feeders are required.
The group already hs used the new technique -- called angular distribution Auger microscopy, or ADAM -- to map surfaces of pure metals with and without other atomic or molecular coatings.