any device for cooling a fluid between successive heating processes, especially for cooling a gas between successive compressions.

1895–1900; inter- + cooler Unabridged
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intercooler (ˌɪntəˈkuːlə)
a heat exchanger used in a supercharger or turbocharger

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Example sentences
Moisture from the air intake may condense in the intercooler.
The mid-mounted engine has a huge intercooler perched on top, so rearward visibility could charitably be described as compromised.
The engine features variable valve timing and direct injection, in addition to the turbocharger and intercooler.
The other subcritical cycles may contain a second compressor, and one or two economizers or an intercooler.
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