supercharge


supercharge
supercharge (v.) 1919, originally of internal combustion engines, from SUPER- (Cf. super-) + past tense of CHARGE (Cf. charge) (v.).

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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 Me — Supercharge Me! 30 Days Raw (2007) is a feature length documentary film about the raw foods diet, made by Jenna Norwood, an independent filmmaker. In the film, inspired by Morgan Spurlock s Super Size Me, Jenna ate only raw foods i.e. uncooked… …   Wikipedia

  • Supercharge — Su per*charge , n. (Her.) A bearing charged upon another bearing. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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


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