HyperDic: shock_wave

English > 1 sense of the expression shock wave:
NOUNeventshock wave, blast wavea region of high pressure travelling through a gas at a high velocity
English > shock wave: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA region of high pressure travelling through a gas at a high velocity.
Example"the explosion created a shock wave"
Synonymblast wave
Narrowersonic boomAn explosive sound caused by the shock wave of an airplane traveling faster than the speed of sound
Broaderwave, undulation(physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
Spanishonda de choque, onda expansiva
Catalanona de xoc

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