supercharger

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ charger

Noun[edit]

supercharger (plural superchargers)

  1. (internal combustion engines) An inlet air compressor for an internal combustion engine (either Otto or Diesel cycle).
    1. (most commonly) Such a compressor which is specifically powered from the crankshaft.
  2. (electrics, electronics) A device that can rapidly recharge a battery cell/pack.
  3. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see super,‎ charger.

Hyponyms[edit]

inlet air compressor for an internal combustion engine

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Coordinate terms[edit]

inlet air compressor for an internal combustion engine

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