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su·per·charg·er

 (so͞o′pər-chär′jər)
n.
A blower or compressor, usually driven by the engine, for supplying air under high pressure to the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine.
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supercharger

(ˈsuːpəˌtʃɑːdʒə)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) 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 or booster
2. (Aeronautics) 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 or booster
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su•per•charg•er

(ˈsu pərˌtʃɑr dʒər)

n.
a mechanism for forcing air into an internal-combustion engine in order to increase engine power.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.supercharger - compressor that forces increased oxygen into the cylinders of an internal-combustion enginesupercharger - compressor that forces increased oxygen into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine
compressor - a mechanical device that compresses gasses
internal-combustion engine, ICE - a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine
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Translations

supercharger

[ˈsuːpətʃɑːdʒəʳ] Ncompresor m de sobrealimentación
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supercharger

[ˈsuːpəˌtʃɑːdʒəʳ] ncompressore m
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