turbocharger Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “turbocharger” in the English Dictionary

"turbocharger" in British English

See all translations

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
turbocharged
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

See all translations

turbochargernoun

(also turbo charger) uk   us   /ˈtɜːbəʊˌtʃɑːdʒər/ 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)
Translations of “turbocharger”
in Chinese (Simplified) 涡轮增压器…
in Chinese (Traditional) 渦輪增壓器…
What is the pronunciation of turbocharger?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“turbocharger” in British English

A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

spaceship

(especially in stories) a vehicle used for travel in space

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More