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intercooler

[in-ter-koo-ler] /ˈɪn tərˌku lər/
noun
1.
any device for cooling a fluid between successive heating processes, especially for cooling a gas between successive compressions.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; inter- + cooler
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Examples for intercooler
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for intercooler

intercooler

/ˌɪntəˈkuːlə/
noun
1.
a heat exchanger used in a supercharger or turbocharger
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