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Of or relating to aerodynamic flow or flight conditions at speeds near the speed of sound.


(Aeronautics) of or relating to conditions when travelling at or near the speed of sound


(trænˈsɒn ɪk)

close to the speed of sound; moving at 700–780 mph (1127–1255 km/h) at sea level.


Of or pertaining to the speed of a body in a surrounding fluid when the relative speed of the fluid is subsonic in some places and supersonic in others. This is encountered when passing from subsonic to supersonic speed and vice versa. See also speed of sound.
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Adj.1.transonic - (of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea leveltransonic - (of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea level; "a sonic boom"
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8 November 2012 - US Transonic Combustion Inc, a developer of fuel injection system for internal combustion, said it had completed a series D financing round which brought in USD32m (EUR25.
J'ai occupe plusieurs fonctions dont en 2001 je suis devenue responsable des acces vasculaires avec la venue de l'appareil [much less than] Transonic [much greater than] mais deux ans plus tard, les nephrologues m'ont offert d'etre coordonnatrice de recherche clinique et j'ai occupe ce poste jusque 2010 mais j'ai eu a nouveau l'opportunite de redevenir responsable de sacces vasculaires.
But that puts the pellet out the spout at transonic speed, just short of the sound barrier, which is exactly where the air turbulence is the worst for accuracy.
Its facility in Dallas, Texas will provide Bombardier with the all-new high speed transonic wing, which is designed to significantly optimise aerodynamic efficiency.
En nuestro centro venimos desarrollando desde hace 9 anos un programa de control y seguimiento del AV basado en las indicaciones de la Sociedad Espanola de Nefrologia; como son la exploracion fisica diaria, cambio en las presiones venosas y arteriales, etc (2) y cuya piedra angular es la medicion de la Recirculacion (R) y del Flujo del Acceso (QA) mediante un medidor de caudal sanguineo: monitor Transonic HD01[R].
He has demonstrated that the transonic drag of an airplane wing can be reduced by 12 to 15 percent with the incorporation of three-ounce actuators, about 20 to 30 spaced optimally on the surface of the wing.
The mathematicians extend a distributed Lagrange multiplier-based fictitious domain method with operator splitting to simulate particulate flows in filled rotating cylinder, solve A Riemann problem for the unsteady transonic small disturbance equation, and model liquid-gas free surface flows.
Philip is managing director of Transonic UK, the sole manufacturer and distributor of the device,based on Xpdia, the wireless development centre in Warrington.
With its new design and an engine that produce 7,700 pounds of thrust, the transonic Fury Four was the Navy's last, and best, nonafterburner jet fighter.