from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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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- n. inlet air compressor for an internal combustion engine (either Otto or Diesel cycle), normally powered from the crankshaft.
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- n. compressor that forces increased oxygen into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine
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