tur·​bo·​elec·​tric ˌtər-bō-i-ˈlek-trik How to pronounce turboelectric (audio)
: using or being a turbine generator that produces electricity usually for motive power

Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of turboelectric was in 1904

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“Turboelectric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turboelectric. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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