Word forms: (regular plural) intercoolers
noun (Automotive engineering: Vehicle components, Engine, transmission, and exhaust) An intercooler is a device that removes heat from pressure-charged air.
SIMILAR WORDS: aftercooler ⇒ The air-water intercooler is said to be four times as effective as the more usual air-air type. ⇒ The front dashboard has a larger, lower grille to feed more air to the turbo intercooler. ⇒ A dash button sprays water on the intercooler to bring down the temperature, which helps boost horsepower in hot weather after some hard driving.
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