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]

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  • supercharged — supercharged; tur·bo·supercharged; …   English syllables

  • supercharged — su|per|charged [ˈsu:pəˌtʃa:dʒd US pərˌtʃa:rdʒd] adj a supercharged engine is very powerful because air or ↑fuel is supplied to it at a higher pressure than normal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • supercharged — [[t]su͟ːpə(r)tʃɑː(r)ʤd[/t]] ADJ If a car engine is supercharged, it has more air than normal forced into it so that the petrol burns more quickly and the car has more power …   English dictionary

  • supercharged — /sooh peuhr chahrjd /, adj. 1. equipped with a supercharger. 2. (of a gas or liquid) subjected to pressurization. 3. full of energy, emotion, tension, etc. [1885 90; SUPERCHARGE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • supercharged — adjective Equipped with a supercharger …   Wiktionary

  • supercharged — Synonyms and related words: bloated, burdened, bursting, charged, choked, congested, crammed, crowded, distended, drenched, filled to overflowing, fraught, freighted, full charged, full fraught, glutted, gorged, heavy laden, hyperemic, in spate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • supercharged — adj. filled with intensity; fitted with a supercharger (of an engine)v. charge with an excessive amount; supply an engine with air or fuel at a high pressure …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supercharged —    drunk or under the influence of illegal narcotics    Having had a charge1 too many …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • supercharged — adjective having powerful emotional associations. → supercharge …   English new terms dictionary

  • supercharged — See: supercharger …   English dictionary

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