n. Supercharger driven by a turbine powered by the engine's exhaust gases.
n. Point at which a decisive change occurs.
vision n. (also 20/20 vision) 1 vision of normal acuity.
- colloq. Good eyesight.
adj. (of expenditure) legally deductible from income before tax assessment.
n. Marketing of goods etc. By unsolicited telephone calls.
adj. - of temperament.
- a (of a person) unreliable; moody. B colloq. (of esp. A machine) unreliable, unpredictable. temperamentally adv.
adj. Easily moved; compassionate. tender-heartedness n.
n. Injury of esp. A wrist tendon resulting from repetitive strain. [greek tenon tendon, *synovia]
adj. - relating to nuclear reactions that occur only at very high temperatures.
- (of weapons) using thermonuclear reactions.
—adj. That becomes plastic on heating and hardens on cooling. —n. Thermoplastic substance.