turbocharger

noun tur·bo·charg·er \ -ˌchär-jər \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of turbocharger

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

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First Known Use of turbocharger

1934


TURBOCHARGER Defined for English Language Learners

turbocharger

noun

Definition of turbocharger for English Language Learners

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


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