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English definition of “turbocharger”

turbocharger

noun [C]     /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 engineThe engine and engine partsEngines and motorsGenerating and pumping devices turbocharged     /-tʃɑːdʒd/ US  /-tʃɑːrdʒd/ adjective a turbocharged engineThe engine and engine partsEngines and motors
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