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tr.v. tur·bo·charged, tur·bo·charg·ing, tur·bo·charg·es
1. To equip with a turbocharger.
2. Informal To improve dramatically the performance or quality of: "How to use tax breaks to turbocharge investment returns" (Kathy Kristof).


A supercharger that uses an exhaust-driven turbine to maintain air-intake pressure especially in high-altitude aircraft. Also called turbosupercharger.

tur′bo·charged′ adj.
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[ˈtɜːbəʊtʃɑːdʒd] ADJturbocargado, turboalimentado
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