Exhaust vs Turbocharge - What's the difference?

exhaust | turbocharge |


As verbs the difference between exhaust and turbocharge

is that exhaust is to draw or let out wholly; to drain off completely; as, to exhaust the water of a well; the moisture of the earth is exhausted by evaporation while turbocharge is to increase the power of an internal combustion engine (either otto or diesel cycle) by compressing the inlet air with power extracted from the exhaust air.

As a noun exhaust

is a system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged; see also exhaust system.

As an adjective exhaust

is (obsolete) exhausted; used up.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

exhaust

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To draw or let out wholly; to drain off completely; as, to exhaust the water of a well; the moisture of the earth is exhausted by evaporation.
  • To empty by drawing or letting out the contents; as, to exhaust a well, or a treasury.
  • To drain, metaphorically; to use or expend wholly, or till the supply comes to an end; to deprive wholly of strength; to use up; to weary or tire out; to wear out; as, to exhaust one's strength, patience, or resources.
  • A decrepit, exhausted old man at fifty-five. --Motley.
  • To bring out or develop completely; to discuss thoroughly; as, to exhaust a subject.
  • (chemistry) To subject to the action of various solvents in order to remove all soluble substances or extractives; as, to exhaust a drug successively with water, alcohol, and ether.
  • Synonyms

    * spend, consume * tire out, weary * See also

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged; see also exhaust system.
  • The steam let out of a cylinder after it has done its work there.
  • The foul air let out of a room through a register or pipe provided for the purpose.
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  • An exhaust pipe, especially on a motor vehicle.
  • Short for .
  • Derived terms

    * exhaust draught * exhaust fan * exhaustless * exhaust nozzle * exhaust pipe * exhaust port * exhaust purifier * exhaust steam * exhaust system * exhaust valve

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete) Exhausted; used up.
  • turbocharge

    English

    Verb

    (turbocharg)
  • to increase the power of an internal combustion engine (either Otto or Diesel cycle) by compressing the inlet air with power extracted from the exhaust air.
  • to make faster, more powerful.
  • See also

    supercharge