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"turbocharger" in British English

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turbochargernoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɜː.bəʊˌtʃɑː.dʒər/  us   /ˈtɝː.boʊˌtʃɑːr.dʒɚ/
a ​smallturbineturned by the ​wastegases from an ​engine that ​pushes the ​fuel and ​airmixture into the ​engine at a ​higherpressure, so ​increasing the ​powerproduced by the ​engine
turbocharged
adjective uk   /-tʃɑːdʒd/  us   /-tʃɑːrdʒd/
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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turbochargernoun

(also turbo charger) uk   us   /ˈtɜːbəʊˌtʃɑːdʒər/ PRODUCTION
a ​piece of ​equipment that ​increases the ​pressure of ​airentering an ​engine to ​create more ​power: It's the ​smallestvehicle to have an ​engine with a turbocharger.
(Definition of turbocharger from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turbocharger”
in Chinese (Simplified) 涡轮增压器…
in Chinese (Traditional) 渦輪增壓器…
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