Gold plate shows this, turning up tool (5)

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Gold plate shows this, turning up tool (5) crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on 3 June 2021 The Guardian Cryptic Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Gold plate shows this, turning up tool (5) has a total of 5 letters.




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.
An instrument for boring or perforating soils or rocks, for determining the quality of soils, or the nature of the rocks or strata upon which they lie, and for obtaining water.

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