turbocharging


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tur·bo·charge

 (tûr′bō-chärj′)
tr.v. tur·bo·charged, tur·bo·charg·ing, tur·bo·charg·es
1. To equip with a turbocharger.
2. Informal To improve dramatically the performance or quality of: "How to use tax breaks to turbocharge investment returns" (Kathy Kristof).

turbocharging

(ˈtɜːbəʊˌtʃɑːdʒɪŋ)
n
the process or action of supplying an internal combustion engine or a motor vehicle with a turbocharger

turbocharging

Increasing the power of a small engine by means of a turbine driven by the engine’s exhaust gases.
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Auto Business News-August 9, 2016--BorgWarner to offer new variable turbine geometry turbocharging technology for wide range of Euro 6 diesel engines
MAN has a long history in two-stage turbocharging and first evaluated the technology back in the 1970s.
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Wolfgang Wemhoff, CTO, Nawras, said: "After successful completion of the Turbocharging in Muscat resulted in tripled data capacity and noticeably improved indoor 3G reach, we have now doubled data capacity and enhanced 3G reach across the entire Batinah coastal area.
The three new engines will use Honda's variable valve motion technology (VTEC) in conjunction to direct-injection and turbocharging to achieve high power outputs and low fuel consumption, while downsizing engine displacement.
Sohar has become the third city in Oman to receive superA[degrees]fast Nawras 4G services as the countrywide Turbocharging programme reached the Governorate of Batinah, a press release said.
Omani telecom operator, Nawras, is beginning the second phase of its countrywide "Network Turbocharging programme" with work starting in Quriyat.
Summary: Muscat: Nawras is beginning phase two of its countrywide Network Turbocharging programme, with work starting .
While turbocharging has been a mainstay of diesel engine technologies in Europe for many years, the concept is now going mainstream across every global market, for all types of engines, and from top to bottom in every OEM's vehicle portfolio.