turbo-
combining form Etymology: turbine 1. coupled directly to a driving turbine <
turbofan
>
2. consisting of or incorporating a turbine <
turbojet engine
>

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  • turbo — turbo …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • turbo- — ♦ Élément, du lat. turbo.⇒ turbine. turbo élément, du lat. turbo, turbinis, tourbillon, toupie . ⇒TURBO , élém. formant I. Élém. tiré du lat. turbo, turbinis « mouvement circulaire », entrant dans la constr. de subst. désignant des appareils,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Turbo — Turbo: Turbo род брюхоногих. Turbo  турецкая жевательная резинка. Turbo  клавиша на клавиатуре или системном блоке компьютера. Turbo  альбом британской хеви метал группы Judas Priest. Turbo Pascal  среда программирования на… …   Википедия

  • turbo — UK US /ˈtɜːbəʊ/ adjective [before noun] ► used to describe an engine or machine in which power is produced by a turbine: »It was a very efficient turbo diesel engine. »The company owns a fleet of 10 turbo jets. »They used turbo heaters on the… …   Financial and business terms

  • turbo — Element prim de compunere savantă cu semnificaţia (referitor la o) turbină , prevăzut cu o turbină . [var. turb , turbi . / < fr., it. turbo , cf. lat. turbo – vârtej]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  TURBO elem. turbină,… …   Dicționar Român

  • turbo- — DEFINICIJA kao prvi dio imeničkih i pridjevskih riječi znači da drugi dio riječi 1. radi na turbinski pogon [turbo kompresor; turbo avion] 2. žarg. izvodi brze kretnje, da se brzo kreće, da radi pojačano, da se žuri, da je posebne kvalitete i sl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Turbo — bezeichnet: eine Schneckengattung, siehe Turbanschnecken die Abkürzung für Turbine, eine Fluidenergie bzw. Strömungsmaschine umgangssprachlich Turbolader, eine Abgasturbine zur Leistungssteigerung von Kolbenmotoren umgangssprachlich für… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • turbo — 1 m. Turbocompresor. 2 Se aplica a los vehículos con *motor dotado de turbocompresor. * * * turbo. (Acort. de turbocompresor). adj. Dicho de un vehículo o de un motor: Dotado de turbocompresor. || 2. m. turbocompresor. U. t. en sent. fig. El… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Turbo — Tur bo, n. [L. turbo, inis, a top. See {Turbine}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous marine gastropods of the genus {Turbo} or family {Turbinid[ae]}, usually having a turbinate shell, pearly on the inside, and a calcareous operculum. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turbo — (Acort. de turbocompresor). 1. adj. Dicho de un vehículo o de un motor: Dotado de turbocompresor. 2. m. turbocompresor. U. t. en sent. fig. El delantero metió el turbo durante el partido. ☛ V. motor turbo …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • turbo- — formed c.1900 from TURBINE (Cf. turbine); influenced by L. turbo spinning top …   Etymology dictionary

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