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supersonic definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (of speed) greater than the speed of sound in a given medium (especially air); "a supersonic bomber flies so fast that it must release its bombs while the target is still over the horizon" [ant: sonic, subsonic, transonic]
2: having frequencies above those of audible sound [syn: supersonic, ultrasonic]

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Etymology: Latin super- + sonus sound more at sound Date: 1919 1. ultrasonic 2. of, being, or relating to speeds from one to five times the speed of sound in air compare sonic 3. moving, capable of moving, or utilizing air currents moving at supersonic speed 4. relating to supersonic airplanes or missiles <the supersonic age> supersonically adverb II. noun Date: circa 1924 1. a supersonic wave or frequency 2. a supersonic airplane

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. designating or having a speed greater than that of sound. Derivatives: supersonically adv.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Supersonic aircraft travel faster than the speed of sound. There was a huge bang; it sounded like a supersonic jet. ADJ: ADJ n




 


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