Definition of "turbocharge" [turbocharge]

  • (verb-transitive) To equip with a turbocharger.
  • (verb-transitive) Informal To improve dramatically the performance or quality of: "How to use tax breaks to turbocharge investment returns” ( Kathy Kristof).

Use "turbocharge" in a sentence

  • "As we approached the 1990s and there was a need for improved efficiency, turbochargers made a transition from powering vehicles in a sports-oriented usage – you hear the word turbocharge and you think of fast, you think of power and performance."
  • "Comcast Corp. this year began offering subscribers a temporary "turbocharge," or boost in speed, which kicks in when it detects very large uploads."
  • "Today I want to talk about this apparent tension between self-criticism and smugness from an outside perspective, take a look at the issues we face, probe their root causes, and suggest ideas to "turbocharge" our innovation, productivity and prosperity."

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