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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
Translations of “turbocharger”
in Chinese (Traditional) 渦輪增壓器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 涡轮增压器…
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