A supercharger that uses an exhaust-driven turbine to maintain air-intake pressure especially in high-altitude aircraft.
A type of supercharger driven not by the engine, but by a turbine that is powered by exhaust gases.
(automotive, dated) A turbocharger, an exhaust-powered turbine used to power increased air intake to an internal combustion engine ; an exhaust-turbine powered (in place of engine-powered) supercharger.
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Origin of turbosupercharger
- turbo- +"Ž supercharger