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sonic boom

n.
The explosive sound of the shock wave produced by an aircraft traveling at or above the speed of sound.
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sonic boom

n
(Aeronautics) a loud explosive sound caused by the shock wave of an aircraft, etc, travelling at supersonic speed
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son′ic boom′


n.
a loud noise caused by the shock wave generated by an aircraft moving at supersonic speed.
[1950–55]
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sonic boom

The shock wave of compressed air caused by an aircraft traveling faster than the speed of sound. It is often audible as a loud, explosive sound, and it sometimes causes damage to structures on the ground.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sonic boom - an explosive sound caused by the shock wave of an airplane traveling faster than the speed of sound; "a sonic boom follows an aircraft as a wake follows a ship"
blast wave, shock wave - a region of high pressure travelling through a gas at a high velocity; "the explosion created a shock wave"
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Translations
دَوي الطائِرَه
aerodynamický třeskakustický třeskrázová vlnasonický třeskzvukový třesk
overlydsbrag
hangrobbanás
hljóîhögg
aerodynamický treskot
ses duvarı patlaması

sonic boom

sonic bang nbang m inv sonico
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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.
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