Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Turbine: turbocharger.
  • Driven by a turbine: turbojet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Turbine-related
  • Accelerated, more robust, souped-up

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Sontaining or using a turbine; -- a combining form.

Etymologies

From turbine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From turbine, from Latin turboĀ ("spinning top"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A key exception: If your car is turbo- or supercharged and specifies super, follow the manual.

  • In June, Ford sold more F-150 pickups with its turbo- charged V-6 than those with V-8 engines for the first time since the 1980s.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

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