turbosupercharger

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turbosupercharger

[¦tər·bō′sü·pər‚chär·jər]
(mechanical engineering)
A centrifugal air compressor, gas-turbine driven, usually used to increase induction system pressure in an internal combustion reciprocating engine.
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Turbosuperchargers (a supercharger spun by a turbine in the exhaust stream), the technical term for what we call turbochargers or turbos--have been used in airplanes for an astonishingly long time.