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turbocharger Syllabification: tur·bo·charg·er
Pronunciation: /ˈtərbōˌCHärjər/

Definition of turbocharger in English:


A supercharger driven by a turbine powered by the engine’s exhaust gases.
Example sentences
  • The most impressive feature on this very popular package is the new four-cylinder 16 valve Direct Injection Diesel engine fitted with a turbocharger and intercooler.
  • Thanks to a turbocharger, maximum power is boosted to 82 bhp and the car has super-lively performance.
  • We are implementing a new turbocharger and exhaust manifold as well as other components of the anti-lag system.

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