intercooler


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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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