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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An air compressor used in a forced induction, internal combustion engine, that increases the density of the air going into the intake, allowing it to burn more efficiently.

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  • Mitsubishi only makes the turbocharger, which isn't unusual.
  • The turbocharger is the market's smallest in relation to the engine's maximum power output.
  • However, the term was soon shortened to "turbocharger".
  • Tip: The T5 model's turbocharger shaves two seconds off the S40's 0-60 time. for more
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