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su·per·son·ic

 (so͞o′pər-sŏn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Having, caused by, or relating to a speed greater than the speed of sound in a given medium, especially air.
2. Of or relating to sound waves with a frequency above the range audible to the human ear; ultrasonic.

su′per·son′i·cal·ly adv.

supersonic

(ˌsuːpəˈsɒnɪk)
adj
(General Physics) being, having, or capable of reaching a speed in excess of the speed of sound: supersonic aircraft.
ˌsuperˈsonically adv

su•per•son•ic

(ˌsu pərˈsɒn ɪk)

adj.
1. greater than the speed of sound waves through air.
2. capable of achieving such speed: a supersonic plane.
[1915–20]
su`per•son′i•cal•ly, adv.

su·per·son·ic

(so͞o′pər-sŏn′ĭk)
Relating to or traveling at a speed greater than the speed of sound in a given medium, especially air.

supersonic

Of or pertaining to speed in excess of the speed of sound. See also speed of sound.

supersonic

applied to aircraft moving at speeds beyond the speed of sound, about 750 mph (1207.5 kph) at sea level.
See also: Aviation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.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"
sonic, transonic - (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"
2.supersonic - having frequencies above those of audible soundsupersonic - having frequencies above those of audible sound
inaudible, unhearable - impossible to hear; imperceptible by the ear; "an inaudible conversation"
Translations
فَوْق السَّمْعي، فَوْق الصَّوْتي
nadzvukový
overlyds-supersonisk
szuperszonikus
hljóîfrár, yfir hljóîhraîa
viršgarsinis
virsskaņas-
nadzvočen
sesten hızlı

supersonic

[ˈsuːpəˈsɒnɪk] ADJ [aircraft, speed, flight] → supersónico

supersonic

[ˌsuːpərˈsɒnɪk] adjsupersonique

supersonic

adjÜberschall-; at supersonic speedmit Überschallgeschwindigkeit; supersonic travelReisen ntmit Überschallgeschwindigkeit

supersonic

[ˌsuːpəˈsɒnɪk] adjsupersonico/a

supersonic

(suːpəˈsonik) adjective
faster than the speed of sound. These planes travel at supersonic speeds.

su·per·son·ic

a. supersónico-a, ultrasónico, rel. a ondas de frecuencia demasiado alta para ser captadas por el oído humano.
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