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Mach

also mach  (mäk)
n.
Mach number.

Mach

(mæk)
n
(Units) short for Mach number

Mach

(German max)
n
(Biography) Ernst (ɛrnst). 1838–1916, Austrian physicist and philosopher. He devised the system of speed measurement using the Mach number. He also founded logical positivism, asserting that the validity of a scientific law is proved only after empirical testing

mach

or Mach

(mɑk)

n.
a number indicating the ratio of the speed of an object to the speed of sound in the medium through which the object is moving. Abbr.: M
[after E. Mach]

Mach

(mɑk, mɑx)

n.
Ernst, 1838–1916, Austrian physicist.

mach.

1. machine.
2. machinery.
3. machinist.

Mach

- The scale measuring the speed of an object or fluid relative to the speed of sound is named for philosopher/physicist Ernst Mach (1838-1916), who researched thermodynamics; Mach is the ratio of the speed of something to the speed of sound in the surrounding medium.
See also related terms for measuring.
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Noun1.mach - Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)Mach - Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)
Translations

Mach

[mæk] Nmach m

Mach

[ˈmɑːk] nMach m

Mach

nMach nt; Mach numberMachzahl f; the jet was approaching Mach 2das Flugzeug näherte sich (einer Geschwindigkeit von) 2 Mach

Mach

[mæk] n (Aer) (also Mach number) → (numero di) mach m inv
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