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turbocharger

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noun tur·bo·charg·er \-ˌchär-jər\

Simple Definition of turbocharger

  • : a device that supplies air to an engine at a higher pressure than normal to increase the engine's power

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of turbocharger

  1. :  a centrifugal blower driven by exhaust gas turbines and used to supercharge an engine

1934

First Known Use of turbocharger

1934

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