What does supercharge mean?

Definitions for supercharge
ˈsu pərˌtʃɑrdʒsu·per·charge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boost, advance, superchargeverb

    increase or raise

    "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"

  2. supercharge, pressurize, pressuriseverb

    increase the pressure on a gas or liquid


  1. superchargeverb

    to increase the power of an internal combustion engine (either Otto or Diesel cycle) by compressing the inlet air with power extracted from the crankshaft.

  2. superchargeverb

    to make faster, more powerful.

  3. superchargeverb

    To overlay one charge upon another.


  1. supercharge

    Supercharge is a term primarily used in the context of internal combustion engines. It refers to a process by which an engine's overall power output and performance are increased by forcing more air into the combustion chamber than normally would be drawn in, allowing for more fuel to be burned and thus, creating more power. This is often achieved using a supercharger, a device powered by the engine, that compresses the incoming air to increase its density before it enters the engine. The term can also be used more generally to mean enhancing or energizing something significantly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Superchargeverb

    to charge (a bearing) upon another bearing; as, to supercharge a rose upon a fess

  2. Superchargenoun

    a bearing charged upon another bearing

  3. Etymology: [Pref. super- + charge. Cf. Surcharge.]


  1. Supercharge

    Supercharge were a 1970s English rock band from Liverpool, founded by singer/saxophonist Albie Donnelly and drummer Dave Irving. They had a number three hit single in Australia with "You've Gotta Get Up and Dance" in 1977.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Supercharge

    sū′pėr-chärj, n. (her.) a charge borne upon an ordinary or other charge.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. supercharge

    In heraldry, a bearing or figure placed upon another.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of supercharge in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of supercharge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of supercharge in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    I look forward to a bicameral conference process that builds on the broad bipartisan support of the Senate-passed U.S. Innovation and Competition Act to supercharge microchip manufacturing here in America, to fix broken and strained supply chains, and invest in the innovation needed to ensure the critical products of today and tomorrow are made in America, we have no time to waste.

  2. Mike Sievert:

    Our lower cost and greater scale will allow us quite simply to supercharge the un-carrier strategy and bring even more competition to this market.

  3. Dave Asprey:

    You will always win if you have higher-quality food for your employees, they will be more productive and your healthcare costs will go down. When you have things for your employees that supercharge their brains, everyone wins.

  4. Kevin Griffis:

    It's going to supercharge a sentiment that is already animating the base in a truly unprecedented way, it's not theoretical anymore, it's a clear and present danger.

  5. Charles Krauthammer:

    Iran is promised a total lifting of sanctions. That's UN, EU, United States, everywhere. We're not sure about the timing but it could be as early as June. And, that will supercharge the Iranian economy, will strengthen the regime, will give it tens of billions of dollars with which not only to build its nuclear facilities, but to use for the proxy wars around the Middle East, it is possible when they sign the agreement in June there will be a huge relief of sanctions, and when Obama speaks about snapping them back, if the Iranians are cheating, there is not a chance in the world that the Chinese or the Russians or even the Europeans are going to snap on sanctions again, we would be acting alone, we'd be completely isolated.

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