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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SMS 296 supercharger, which is applicable to both the 5.7L and 6.1L HEMI V8 engines.
The supercharger is a sixth-generation Eaton twin-vortex system that feeds air through twin intercoolers.
A supercharger is a belt driven device that forces air into an internal combustion engine.
It has a glass roof, a glowing neon-blue interior, and something called a supercharger that can be bolted into it, all of which sounds a little too Fortress of Solitude to you — like you said, you’re trying to wean yourself from the Kingdom of the Dork.
I am almost surprised by this, given the hybrid has a good V-6 engine teamed with an electric motor that acts as a kind of supercharger to boost speed.
Oka: In the beginning, Hiro's powerless, and Ando has a kind of supercharger power, so Hiro is trying to nudge him on.
Open slots in the hood with "supercharger" written alongside, and the rich honeycomb grille, draw attention to the sedan.
Oka: In the beginning, Hiro’s powerless, and Ando has a kind of supercharger power, so Hiro is trying to nudge him on.
"In the beginning, Hiro's powerless, and Ando has a kind of supercharger power, so Hiro is trying to nudge him on … He becomes Alfred in many ways.
How difficult is it to install a supercharger on an Escape?