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"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   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…
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