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turbocharge

[tur-boh-chahrj]
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verb (used with object), tur·bo·charged, tur·bo·charg·ing.
  1. to equip (an internal-combustion engine) with a turbocharger.
  2. Informal. to speed up; accelerate.

Origin of turbocharge

First recorded in 1940–45; turbo- + (super)charge
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