Definition of turbocharger in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈtəːbəʊtʃɑːdʒə/


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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: turbo|char¦ger

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.