Recharge vs Turbocharge - What's the difference?

recharge | turbocharge |


As verbs the difference between recharge and turbocharge

is that recharge is 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.

recharge

Verb

(recharg)
  • To charge an electric battery after its power has been consumed.
  • To invigorate and revitalize one's energy level by removing stressful agents for a period of time.
  • * (rfdate) :
  • My body is a little bit sore from all of the practicing and playing and training, and your mind gets a little tired of it, too. It's nice to be able to recharge and come back fresh for the remainder of the year.
  • To reload a gun with ammunition.
  • To add or restore water to an aquifer.
  • To charge or accuse in return.
  • To attack again or anew.
  • (Dryden)

    Noun

    (-)
  • Water that has percolated from the ground surface to an aquifer.
  • Derived terms

    * recharge area * recharge well ----

    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