supercharger


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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.

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

su•per•charg•er

(ˈsu pərˌtʃɑr dʒər)

n.
a mechanism for forcing air into an internal-combustion engine in order to increase engine power.
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
Translations

supercharger

[ˈsuːpətʃɑːdʒəʳ] Ncompresor m de sobrealimentación

supercharger

[ˈsuːpəˌtʃɑːdʒəʳ] ncompressore m
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The Supercharger would at least take care of the electricity needs.
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Says Brian Contat, product director, Boosting, Eaton Vehicle Group, "The latest innovation within our boosting portfolio"--the TVS2--"delivers on the key areas that our customers have the most interest in, including efficiency, weight reduction, improved engine performance, and the ability to better package supercharger devices within existing and future architectures.
As shown on submitted plans, the local Supercharger would be in the south parking lot of the mall, bordering Brotherton Way, and would offer eight charging stations.
There is a lot of excitement around the LX570 Supercharger.
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