turbocharger

[tur-boh-chahr-jer]
noun
a supercharger that is driven by a turbine turned by exhaust gases from the engine.
Also called turbo.


Origin:
1930–35; turbo- + (super)charger

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turbocharger (ˈtɜːbəʊˌtʃɑːdʒə)
 
n
a centrifugal compressor which boosts the intake pressure of an internal-combustion engine, driven by an exhaust-gas turbine fitted to the engine's exhaust manifold

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All this without an efficiency-boosting turbocharger.
But it has a single twin-scroll turbocharger in place of the previous twin.
The turbocharger was installed and tested in our shop.
The air is compressed in two stages using a air compressor and a turbocharger.
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