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Definition of turbosupercharger

: 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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History and Etymology for turbosupercharger

turbo- + supercharger

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“Turbosupercharger.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turbosupercharger. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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