from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To increase the power of (an engine, for example), as by fitting with a supercharger.
- transitive v. To charge heavily or excessively: an atmosphere that was supercharged with tension.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To increase the power of an internal combustion engine (either Otto or Diesel cycle) by compressing the inlet air with power extracted from the crankshaft.
- v. To make faster or more powerful.
- v. To overlay one charge upon another.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To charge (a bearing) upon another bearing.
- n. A bearing charged upon another bearing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To charge or fill to excess.
- In heraldry, to place as a supercharge.
- n. In heraldry, a charge borne upon an ordinary or other charge: thus, three mullets charged upon a fesse or bend constitute a supercharge.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. increase the pressure on a gas or liquid
- v. increase or raise
super- + charge (Wiktionary)