turbo-


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turbo-

pref.
1. Turbine: turbocharger.
2. Driven by a turbine: turbojet.

[From turbine.]
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turbo-

combining form
(General Engineering) of, relating to, or driven by a turbine: turbofan.
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tur•bo

(ˈtɜr boʊ)

n., pl. -bos.
1. turbine.
2. Informal. turbocharger.
[1900–05; in part < Latin turbō top, whirlwind, in part by shortening of turbocharger]

turbo-

a combining form representing turbine: turbojet.
(turb (ine) + -o-]
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Translations

turbo-

(təːbəu)
having a turbine engine. a turbojet (aircraft).
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