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intercooler

[¦in·tər¦kül·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A heat exchanger for cooling fluid between stages of a multistage compressor with consequent saving in power.

intercooler

intercooler
A precooler or a heat exchanger that is like a radiator. It is a component of an air-conditioning system fitted between a compressor and the turbine of a cold air unit or that used between the turbocharger and the cylinder of a reciprocating engine.
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The Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo uses a twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 32-valve 4.
0-litre petrol engined Grand Vitara XE-C is priced at pounds 16,999 on the road in manual form - automatic transmission is available for an extra pounds 1,000 - while the 129PS intercooled and turbocharged 1.
0-litre petrol engined Grand Vitara XE-C is pounds 16,999 on the road in manual form - automatic transmission is available for an extra pounds 1,000 - while the 129PS intercooled and turbocharged 1.
The new direct injected, intercooled and turbocharged engines are lighter, cleaner and far more compact than their predecessors.
The 3720 model provides the highest power in its class and features the first intercooled, turbocharged engine among compact tractors.
0 litre 130bhp turbocharged and intercooled diesel engine; Isuzu 5-speed fully synchromesh gearbox; Clarion RDS radio and CD player; Big truck features - car like controls; 2 or 3 year peace of mind unlimited mileage warranty packages; unique RAC roadside assistance service.
The 1104C is a four-cylinder, turbo-charged and air-to-air intercooled engine designed for 80 and 100 kW 60 Hz standby applications, as well as 50 Hz prime power needs from 80 to 100 kVA, Perkins said.
5-litre, double overhead camshaft, 16 valve engine which is fitted with an intercooled turbocharger and tuned to develop 150bhp at 6, 000rpm and 210 Nm of torque, or pulling power, at 3, 500rpm.
It has two intercooled turbo chargers and the engine will combine 275PS with 650Nm of torque - the highest output produced by any Audi model, and any V8 diesel engine, available today.
The larger units are powered by the new Mercedes Benz electronically controlled V6 OM501LA turbocharged and intercooled diesel engine, while the smaller models are fitted with the Mercedes Benz OM906LA engine.
They include a two-litre turbocharged and intercooled Zetec engine, viscous limited-slip diff, lowered suspension, variable rate anti-roll bars and massive four-pot brake callipers.
Now nearing commercialization, the WR-21 Intercooled Recuperated (ICR) gas turbine is the first aeroderivative gas turbine to incorporate compressor intercooling and exhaust heat recuperation systems to cut consumption of marine distillate oil.