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Meaning of turbo by Wiktionary Dictionary

turbo


    Etymology

    From turbine

    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -ɜː( ɹ )bəʊ

    Noun

    turbo ( plural: turbos )

    1. Turbocharger.
    2. Turbojet .

    turbo-

    By Wiktionary ( 2009/12/28 15:16 UTC Version )

    Etymology

    From turbine, from Latin turbo ( “spinning top” ) .

    Preposition

    turbo-

    1. Turbine-related
    2. Accelerated, more robust, souped-up



Definition of turbo by GCIDE Dictionary

turbo


  1. turbo n. [L. turbo, -inis, a top. See Turbine.] ( Zool. ) Any one of numerous marine gastropods of the genus Turbo or family Turbinidae, usually having a turbinate shell, pearly on the inside, and a calcareous operculum.