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turbo

[tur-boh] /ˈtɜr boʊ/
noun, plural turbos.
1.
2.
Informal. turbocharger.
3.
an automobile powered by an internal-combustion engine equipped with a turbocharger.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65, in sense “tornado”; 1900-05 for def 1; in part < Latin turbō top, whirlwind, in part by shortening of turbocharged or turbocharger
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turbo

turbocharger
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