Definition of intercooler in English:



  • An apparatus for cooling gas between successive compressions, especially in a supercharged vehicle engine.

    ‘Therefore, many turbocharged and supercharged cars have an intercooler.’
    • ‘Engine efficiency is enhanced even further by an intercooler and direct fuel injection.’
    • ‘This high output is achieved by using a mechanically driven supercharger and an intercooler.’
    • ‘It also accommodates the engine, transmission and air conditioning radiators and intercoolers.’
    • ‘Like turbos, superchargers like to gorge on fresh air and a massive intercooler sits on top of the engine fed by the roof mounted air-scoop.’



/ˈin(t)ərˌko͞olər/ /ˈɪn(t)ərˌkulər/