Definition of intercooler in English:

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intercooler

Pronunciation: /ˈin(t)ərˌko͞olər/

noun

An apparatus for cooling gas between successive compressions, especially in a supercharged vehicle engine.
Example sentences
  • Therefore, many turbocharged and supercharged cars have an intercooler.
  • Engine efficiency is enhanced even further by an intercooler and direct fuel injection.
  • This high output is achieved by using a mechanically driven supercharger and an intercooler.

Derivatives

intercool

verb
Example sentences
  • What changed for this concept car was that it held a 2.0-liter intercooled turbo diesel engine and a six-speed transmission.
  • Engine choices are Catapillar, Cummins or Mercedes and nearly all are turbocharged and intercooled.
  • All engines are turbocharged and intercooled for optimised fuel consumption.

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Syllabification: in·ter·cool·er

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