subsonic


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sub·son·ic

 (sŭb-sŏn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of less than audible frequency.
2. Having a speed less than that of sound in a designated medium.

subsonic

(sʌbˈsɒnɪk)
adj
(General Physics) being, having, or travelling at a velocity below that of sound: a subsonic aircraft.

sub•son•ic

(sʌbˈsɒn ɪk)

adj.
1. noting or pertaining to a speed less than that of sound in air at the same height above sea level.
[1940–45]
sub•son′i•cal•ly, adv.

subsonic

Of or pertaining to speeds less than the speed of sound. See also speed of sound.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subsonic - (of speed) less than that of sound in a designated medium; "aircraft flying at subsonic speeds"
sonic, transonic - (of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea level; "a sonic boom"
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"
Translations
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subsonic

[ˈsʌbˈsɒnɪk] ADJsubsónico

subsonic

[ˌsʌbˈsɒnɪk] adj [speed, aeroplane] → subsoniquesub-species subspecies [ˈsʌbspiːʃiːz] nsous-espèce f

subsonic

[ˌsʌbˈsɒnɪk] adjsubsonico/a
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