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turbo

[ tur-boh ]
/ ˈtɜr boʊ /
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noun, plural tur·bos.
Informal. turbocharger.
an automobile powered by an internal-combustion engine equipped with a turbocharger.
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Origin of turbo

1655–65, in sense “tornado”; 1900–05 for def. 1; in part <Latin turbō top, whirlwind, in part by shortening of turbocharged or turbocharger

Other definitions for turbo (2 of 2)

turbo-

a combining form representing turbine in compound words: turbojet.

Origin of turbo-

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British Dictionary definitions for turbo

turbo-

combining form
of, relating to, or driven by a turbineturbofan
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