(||Au*get") n. [F., dim. of auge trough, fr. L. alveus hollow, fr. alvus belly.] (Mining) A priming
tube connecting the charge chamber with the gallery, or place where the slow match is applied. Knight.
(Aught Aucht) n. [AS. ht, fr. agan to own, p. p. ahte.] Property; possession. [Scot.] Sir W.
(Aught) n. [OE. aught, ought, awiht, AS. awiht, a ever + wiht. &radic136. See Aye ever,
and Whit, Wight.] Anything; any part. [Also written ought.]
There failed not aught of any good thing which the Lord has spoken.
Josh. xxi. 45
But go, my son, and see if aught be wanting.
(Aught) adv. At all; in any degree. Chaucer.
(Au"gite) n. [L. augites, Gr. a'ygi`ths, fr. a'ygh` brightness: cf. F. augite.] A variety of pyroxene,
usually of a black or dark green color, occurring in igneous rocks, such as basalt; also used instead of
the general term pyroxene.
(Au*git"ic) a. Pertaining to, or like, augite; containing augite as a principal constituent; as, augitic
(Aug*ment") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Augmented; p. pr. & vb. n. Augmenting.] [L. augmentare,
fr. augmentum an increase, fr. augere to increase; perh. akin to Gr. E. wax, v., and eke, v.: cf. F.
1. To enlarge or increase in size, amount, or degree; to swell; to make bigger; as, to augment an army by
reëforcements; rain augments a stream; impatience augments an evil.
But their spite still serves
His glory to augment.
2. (Gram.) To add an augment to.
(Aug*ment"), v. i. To increase; to grow larger, stronger, or more intense; as, a stream augments