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Of, relating to, or capable of speed equal to or exceeding five times the speed of sound.

hy′per·son′i·cal·ly adv.
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(General Physics) in a hypersonic manner
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Fiskin, "Effect of relatively strong fields on the propagation of EM waves through a hypersonically produced plasma," IRE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol.
Cold spray is an AM coating deposition technology that hypersonically drives solid powders to impact and adhere to a substrate.
Though missiles briefly travel hypersonically they do not return in the same piece as which they were launched so the rocket powered X-15 would be a pioneering aircraft design.
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