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  1. a combining form representing turbine in compound words: turbojet.
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Origin of turbo-

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British Dictionary definitions for turbo-


combining form
  1. of, relating to, or driven by a turbineturbofan
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Word Origin and History for turbo-

word-forming element, abstracted c.1900 from turbine; influenced by Latin turbo "spinning top."

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