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su·per·charge

 (so͞o′pər-chärj′)
tr.v. su·per·charged, su·per·charg·ing, su·per·charg·es
1. To increase the power of (an engine, for example), as by fitting with a supercharger.
2. To charge heavily or excessively: an atmosphere that was supercharged with tension.

supercharge

(ˈsuːpəˌtʃɑːdʒ)
vb (tr)
1. (Mechanical Engineering) to increase the air intake pressure of (an internal-combustion engine) with a supercharger; boost
2. to charge (the atmosphere, a remark, etc) with an excess amount of (tension, emotion, etc)
3. (General Physics) to apply pressure to (a fluid); pressurize

su•per•charge

(ˈsu pərˌtʃɑrdʒ)

v.t. -charged, -charg•ing.
1. to charge with an abundant or excessive amount, as of energy, emotion, or tension.
2. to supply air to (an internal-combustion engine) at greater than atmospheric pressure.
[1760–70]

supercharge


Past participle: supercharged
Gerund: supercharging

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been supercharging
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would supercharge
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.supercharge - increase or raisesupercharge - increase or raise; "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"
increase - make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
2.supercharge - increase the pressure on a gas or liquid
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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