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turbo

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noun tur·bo \ˈtər-(ˌ)bō\

Definition of turbo

plural

turbos

  1. 1 :  turbine

  2. 2 [by shortening] :  turbocharger



Origin and Etymology of turbo

turbo-


First Known Use: 1904


turbo-

combining form tur·bo

Definition of turbo-

  1. 1 :  coupled directly to a driving turbine <turbofan>

  2. 2 :  consisting of or incorporating a turbine <turbojet engine>



Origin and Etymology of turbo-

turbine


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