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A sharply defined wave of increased pressure rapidly propagated through a surrounding medium from a center of detonation or similar disturbance.
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|Noun||1.||blast wave - a region of high pressure travelling through a gas at a high velocity; "the explosion created a shock wave"|
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"