turbosupercharger

[ tur-boh-soo-per-chahr-jer ]
/ ˌtɜr boʊˈsu pərˌtʃɑr dʒər /

noun

(formerly) a turbocharger.

Nearby words

  1. turbojet,
  2. turbojet engine,
  3. turboprop,
  4. turbopump,
  5. turboshaft,
  6. turbot,
  7. turbotrain,
  8. turbulence,
  9. turbulent,
  10. turbulent flow

Origin of turbosupercharger

First recorded in 1930–35; turbo- + supercharger

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British Dictionary definitions for turbosupercharger

turbosupercharger

/ (ˌtɜːbəʊˈsuːpəˌtʃɑːdʒə) /

noun

obsolete a supercharging device for an internal-combustion engine, consisting of a turbine driven by the exhaust gases
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