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turbo-electric

[ tur-boh-i-lek-trik ]

adjective

  1. noting, pertaining to, or utilizing machinery that includes a generator driven by a turbine:

    turbo-electric engine; turbo-electric propulsion.



turbo-electric

/ ˌtɜːbəʊɪˈlɛktrɪk /

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or using an electric generator driven by a turbine

    turbo-electric propulsion



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Word History and Origins

Origin of turbo-electric1

First recorded in 1900–05

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