turbocharger(redirected from exhaust-driven turbocharger)
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A supercharger that uses an exhaust-driven turbine to maintain air-intake pressure especially in high-altitude aircraft. Also called turbosupercharger.
(Automotive Engineering) 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
tur•bo•charg•er(ˈtɜr boʊˌtʃɑr dʒər)
a supercharger that is driven by a turbine turned by exhaust gases from the engine.