a mechanism for forcing air into an internal-combustion engine in order to increase engine power.
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How to use supercharger in a sentence
As they rolled out thousands of new supercharger stations in 2016, the project quietly shut down.Could swappable EV batteries replace charging stations? | Philip Kiefer | February 14, 2022 | Popular-Science
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The Suzuki B-King added a belt-driven supercharger to the already potent 1299cc Hayabusa four-banger to produce more than 200 horsepower.
He grimaced, grateful that the supercharger on his airsuit filtered out some of the smell which the thin air carried.Police Your Planet | Lester del Rey
Stan worked on the supercharger all that afternoon and convinced himself that he could fit it together and make it work.
He would have to fly low because the high-level dual supercharger was not working.
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British Dictionary definitions for supercharger
a device, usually a fan or compressor driven by the engine, that increases the mass of air drawn into an internal-combustion engine by raising the intake pressure: Also called: blower, booster
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