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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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(Automotive Engineering) a centrifugal compressor which boosts the intake pressure of an internal-combustion engine, driven by an exhaust-gas turbine fitted to the engine's exhaust manifold
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(ˈtɜr boʊˌtʃɑr dʒər)

a supercharger that is driven by a turbine turned by exhaust gases from the engine.
[1930–35; turbo- + (super) charger]
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[ˈtɜːbəʊˌtʃɑːdʒəʳ] Nturbocompresor m, turbo m
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nTurbolader m
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