[ tur-boh-chahr-jer ]
/ ˈtɜr boʊˌtʃɑr dʒər /
a supercharger that is driven by a turbine turned by exhaust gases from the engine.
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Also called turbo.
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British Dictionary definitions for turbocharger
/ (ˈtɜːbəʊˌtʃɑːdʒə) /
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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