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son·ic

 (sŏn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to audible sound: a sonic wave.
2. Having a speed approaching or being that of sound in air, about 1,220 kilometers (760 miles) per hour at sea level.
3. Slang Extremely exciting and fast-paced: a sonic lifestyle.

[From Latin sonus, a sound; see swen- in Indo-European roots.]

son′ic·al·ly adv.

sonic

(ˈsɒnɪk)
adj
1. (General Physics) of, involving, or producing sound
2. (General Physics) having a speed about equal to that of sound in air: 331 metres per second (741 miles per hour) at 0°C
[C20: from Latin sonus sound]

son•ic

(ˈsɒn ɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to sound.
2. noting or pertaining to a speed equal to that of sound in air at the same height above sea level.
[1920–25; < Latin son(us) sound1 + -ic]

sonic

Of or pertaining to sound or the speed of sound. See also speed of sound.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sonic - (of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea levelsonic - (of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea level; "a sonic boom"
subsonic - (of speed) less than that of sound in a designated medium; "aircraft flying at subsonic speeds"
supersonic - (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"
2.sonic - relating to audible sound; "a sonic wave"
audible, hearable - heard or perceptible by the ear; "he spoke in an audible whisper"
Translations
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lyd-sonisk
hljóî-
garso barjeras
akustisksskaņas-skaņu-
ses dalgalarıyla ilgili

sonic

[ˈsɒnɪk]
A. ADJsónico
B. CPD sonic boom Nestampido m sónico

sonic

[ˈsɒnɪk] adj [waves] → soniquesonic boom nbang m inv supersoniqueson-in-law [ˈsʌnɪnlɔː] ngendre m, beau-fils m

sonic

adjSchall-

sonic

:
sonic barrier
nSchallmauer f
sonic boom
nÜberschallknall m
sonic depth finder
nEcholot nt

sonic

[ˈsɒnɪk] adjsonico/a
sonic depth finder → ecoscandaglio

sonic

(ˈsonik) adjective
of, or using, sound waves.
sonic boom
a sudden loud noise heard when an aircraft which is travelling faster than the speed of sound passes overhead.
References in classic literature ?
Harkee, Mister Pump,” said Kirby, ceasing to row, and speaking with sonic spirit; “I'm a man that likes civil language and decent treatment, such as is right ‘twixt man and man.