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Definition of "wastegate" [wastegate]

  • A valve that diverts exhaust gases. (noun)

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  • "Mercedes With computer-controlled wastegate valves, variable valve timing on intake and output sides, and a host of other technologies to lighten and quicken the reciprocation, the new " biturbo " unit can generate 536 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque."
  • "The older wastegate turbochargers used a very simple mechanism to control the flow of air."
  • "Except when you have a particular high stress and high temperature use in mind attaching a wastegate flange to a turbine housing, 1700F operating temperature, at which point you realize all the selections in the store are substandard and differ only in the coatings theyhave."