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Sun Dec 25, 2016, 04:39 PM

 

To "auger in", defined by Merriam Webster...


aviation informal
: to crash catastrophically <Kinch went into a tumble during his record flight and came out of it at low altitude, as Yeager had done. That was just twenty days before Mel Apt augered in. Tom Wolfe, The Right Stuff, 1979> <The plane flipped upside down and augered in, killing him. Dan McKinnon, Rescue Pilot, 2002>


Hence the current usage in its noun form, an "in augeration"

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Sun Dec 25, 2016, 08:50 PM

1. Good job!

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Sun Dec 25, 2016, 09:32 PM

2. Ha! Well played.

 

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