turbo

noun tur·bo \ ˈtər-(ˌ)bō \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of turbo

plural turbos
1 : turbine
2
[by shortening]
: turbocharger

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Origin and Etymology of turbo

turbo-


turbo-

combining form

Definition of turbo-

1 : coupled directly to a driving turbine
  • turbofan
2 : consisting of or incorporating a turbine
  • turbojet engine

Origin and Etymology of turbo-

turbine


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