Meaning of “turbocharger” in the English Dictionary

"turbocharger" in British English

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turbochargernoun [ 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

adjective uk /ˈtɜː.bəʊˌtʃɑːdʒd/ us /ˈtɝː.boʊˌtʃɑːrdʒd/

a turbocharged engine

(Definition of “turbocharger” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"turbocharger" in Business English

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also turbo charger uk /ˈtɜːbəʊˌtʃɑːdʒər/ us PRODUCTION

a piece of equipment that increases the pressure of air entering an engine to create more power:

It's the smallest vehicle to have an engine with a turbocharger.

(Definition of “turbocharger” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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