Turbocharger vs Supercompressor - What's the difference?

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Turbocharger is a see also of supercompressor.


As nouns the difference between turbocharger and supercompressor

is that turbocharger is inlet air compressor for an internal combustion engine (either otto or diesel cycle), powered from the exhaust air while supercompressor is in a mechanical system, a subsystem which enables the system to achieve higher compression of a working fluid.

turbocharger

Noun

(en noun)
  • inlet air compressor for an internal combustion engine (either Otto or Diesel cycle), powered from the exhaust air.
  • Synonyms

    * (dated) turbosupercharger * turbo

    See also

    * supercharger

    supercompressor

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • In a mechanical system, a subsystem which enables the system to achieve higher compression of a working fluid.
  • See also

    * (Working fluid) * supercharger * turbocharger * turbosupercharger