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turbocharger

noun [C] uk   /ˈtɜː.bəʊˌtʃɑː.dʒər/ us    /ˈtɝː.boʊˌtʃɑːr.dʒɚ/
a small turbine turned by the waste gases from an engine that pushes the fuel and air mixture into the engine at a higher pressure, so increasing the power produced by the engine
turbocharged
adjective uk   /-tʃɑːdʒd/ us    /-tʃɑːrdʒd/
a turbocharged engine
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