turbosupercharger

noun tur·bo·supercharger \"+\

Definition of turbosupercharger

  1. :  a turbine compressor driven by hot exhaust gases of an airplane engine for feeding rarefied air at high altitudes into the carburetor of the engine at sea-level pressure so as to increase engine efficiency and the plane's rate of climb

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Origin and Etymology of turbosupercharger

turbo- + supercharger


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