turbo

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See also: Turbo, turbó, turbò, and turbo-

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From turbine.

Noun[edit]

turbo (countable and uncountable, plural turbos)

  1. Turbocharger.
    • 2008 February 17, Don Sherman, “More Power? Add Pressure”, in New York Times[1]:
      Superchargers are generally heavier and more expensive than turbos []
  2. Turbojet.
  3. Turbomolecular pump.
  4. (video games) Autofire. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Adjective[edit]

turbo (not comparable)

  1. (said of a poker tournament) With rapidly-increasing blind levels.
    This is a turbo tournament: the blinds increase every 5 minutes! Level 1 = 150/300; level 2 = 200/400; etc.
  2. (computing, video games) Causing or relating to increased speed.
    a turbo button on a controller; a PC equipped with a turbo mode

Verb[edit]

turbo (third-person singular simple present turbos, present participle turboing, simple past and past participle turboed)

  1. (video games) To autofire.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the New Latin name of the genus Turbo.

Noun[edit]

turbo (plural turbos)

  1. (malacology) A turban shell.

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin turbo

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

turbo n

  1. turbo

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Esperanto[edit]

Esperanto Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “from Latin "tornado"?”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

turbo (accusative singular turbon, plural turboj, accusative plural turbojn)

  1. spinning top
    • 1916, L'Amerika Esperantisto, page 53.
      [] dum sur la pupitro antaŭ li estis videblaj diversaj kontrabandaj objektoj kaj malpermesitaj bataliloj, trovitaj ĉe maldiligentaj buboj; ekzemple duon-manĝitaj pomoj, blovpafiloj, turboj, muŝkaptiloj kaj tutaj legioj da batalpretaj vetkoketoi[sic] el papero.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 1923, British Esperantist, page 9.
      Kelkaj knaboj ŝatas multe
      Brikojn, turbojn, kaj pafilojn.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈturbo/, [ˈt̪urbo̞]
  • Rhymes: -urbo
  • Syllabification: tur‧bo

Noun[edit]

turbo

  1. turbo

Declension[edit]

Inflection of turbo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative turbo turbot
genitive turbon turbojen
partitive turboa turboja
illative turboon turboihin
singular plural
nominative turbo turbot
accusative nom. turbo turbot
gen. turbon
genitive turbon turbojen
partitive turboa turboja
inessive turbossa turboissa
elative turbosta turboista
illative turboon turboihin
adessive turbolla turboilla
ablative turbolta turboilta
allative turbolle turboille
essive turbona turboina
translative turboksi turboiksi
instructive turboin
abessive turbotta turboitta
comitative turboineen
Possessive forms of turbo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person turboni turbomme
2nd person turbosi turbonne
3rd person turbonsa

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

turbo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of turbare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From turba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

turbō m (genitive turbinis); third declension

  1. tornado, whirlwind
  2. crowd

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative turbō turbinēs
Genitive turbinis turbinum
Dative turbinī turbinibus
Accusative turbinem turbinēs
Ablative turbine turbinibus
Vocative turbō turbinēs

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

turbō (present infinitive turbāre, perfect active turbāvī, supine turbātum); first conjugation

  1. I disturb, unsettle, agitate
  2. I upset

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of turbō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present turbō turbās turbat turbāmus turbātis turbant
imperfect turbābam turbābās turbābat turbābāmus turbābātis turbābant
future turbābō turbābis turbābit turbābimus turbābitis turbābunt
perfect turbāvī turbāvistī turbāvit turbāvimus turbāvistis turbāvērunt, turbāvēre
pluperfect turbāveram turbāverās turbāverat turbāverāmus turbāverātis turbāverant
future perfect turbāverō turbāveris turbāverit turbāverimus turbāveritis turbāverint
passive present turbor turbāris, turbāre turbātur turbāmur turbāminī turbantur
imperfect turbābar turbābāris, turbābāre turbābātur turbābāmur turbābāminī turbābantur
future turbābor turbāberis, turbābere turbābitur turbābimur turbābiminī turbābuntur
perfect turbātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect turbātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect turbātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present turbem turbēs turbet turbēmus turbētis turbent
imperfect turbārem turbārēs turbāret turbārēmus turbārētis turbārent
perfect turbāverim turbāverīs turbāverit turbāverīmus turbāverītis turbāverint
pluperfect turbāvissem turbāvissēs turbāvisset turbāvissēmus turbāvissētis turbāvissent
passive present turber turbēris, turbēre turbētur turbēmur turbēminī turbentur
imperfect turbārer turbārēris, turbārēre turbārētur turbārēmur turbārēminī turbārentur
perfect turbātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect turbātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present turbā turbāte
future turbātō turbātō turbātōte turbantō
passive present turbāre turbāminī
future turbātor turbātor turbantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives turbāre turbāvisse turbātūrum esse turbārī turbātum esse turbātum īrī
participles turbāns turbātūrus turbātus turbandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
turbandī turbandō turbandum turbandō turbātum turbātū

Old forms are:

  • 3rd person singular indicative future perfect passive: turbassitur (= turbātum erit)

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • turbo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • turbo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • turbo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • turbo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • there is a storm at sea: mare ventorum vi agitatur et turbatur
    • to upset a person: alicuius mentem turbare, conturbare, perturbare
    • to cause universal disorder: omnia turbare ac miscere
    • to break the ranks: ordines turbare, perrumpere
    • to throw the rearguard into confusion: novissimos turbare
    • (ambiguous) a demagogue, agitator: plebis dux, vulgi turbator, civis turbulentus, civis rerum novarum cupidus
  • turbo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • turbo in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • turbo in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

turbo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of turbar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

turbo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of turbar.