Supercharge Su`per*charge", n. (Her.) A bearing charged upon another bearing. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Supercharge — Su per*charge , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Supercharged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Supercharging}.] [Pref. super + charge. Cf. {Surcharge}.] (Her.) To charge (a bearing) upon another bearing; as, to supercharge a rose upon a fess. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supercharge — index overload Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • supercharge — (v.) 1919, originally of internal combustion engines, from SUPER (Cf. super ) + past tense of CHARGE (Cf. charge) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • supercharge — ► VERB 1) provide with a supercharger. 2) (supercharged) having powerful emotional associations …   English terms dictionary

  • supercharge — [so͞o′pər chärj΄] vt. supercharged, supercharging 1. to increase the power of (an engine), as with a supercharger 2. PRESSURIZE (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Supercharge — In theoretical physics, a supercharge is a generator of supersymmetry transformations.Intuitive meaningSupercharge, denoted by the symbol Q, is an operator which transforms bosons into fermions, and vice versa. Since the supercharge operator… …   Wikipedia

  • supercharge — transitive verb Date: 1876 1. to charge greatly or excessively (as with vigor or tension) 2. to supply a charge to the intake of (as an engine) at a pressure higher than that of the surrounding atmosphere 3. pressurize 1 • supercharge noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • supercharge — stiprusis šaunamasis užtaisas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Kovinis užtaisas didžiausiam pradiniam greičiui pasiekti; naudojamas šaudant tiesioginiu taikymu šarvamušiais ir betonmušiais šaudmenimis. atitikmenys: angl. heavy charge;… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • supercharge — /sooh peuhr chahrj /, v.t., supercharged, supercharging. 1. to charge with an abundant or excessive amount, as of energy, emotion, or tension. 2. to supply air to (an internal combustion engine) at greater than atmospheric pressure. 3. pressurize …   Universalium

  • supercharge — verb a) 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. b) to make faster, more powerful …   Wiktionary

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