Boost vs Turbocharge - What's the difference?

boost | turbocharge |


As verbs the difference between boost and turbocharge

is that boost is to lift or push from behind (one who is endeavoring to climb); to push up; hence, to assist in overcoming obstacles, or in making advancement 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 boost

is a push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

boost

English

(Boost)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.
  • (automotive engineering) A positive intake manifold pressure in cars with turbochargers or superchargers.
  • Derived terms

    * battery booster * booster * boosterism

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To lift or push from behind (one who is endeavoring to climb); to push up; hence, to assist in overcoming obstacles, or in making advancement.
  • (slang) To steal.
  • To help or encourage (something) to increase or improve.
  • Anagrams

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    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