Origin of turbo
- a combining form representing turbine in compound words: turbojet.
Origin of turbo-
Examples from the Web for turbo
Historical Examples of turbo
Here is my turbo, do you consent to receive the adoption of the Moluchos and march with them?The Smuggler Chief
Let it be said at once frankly, she and Turbo had loved each other.
Turbo accompanied him to a tavern hard by for a parting cup.
In a moment he had the lie and a stinging blow on the mouth from Turbo's glove.
Turbo accepted his fate, but with a bitterness that poisoned his whole nature.
- of, relating to, or driven by a turbineturbofan
word-forming element, abstracted c.1900 from turbine; influenced by Latin turbo "spinning top."