HyperDic: supersonic

English > 2 senses of the word supersonic:
ADJECTIVEallsupersonic(of speed) greater than the speed of sound in a given medium (especially air)
allsupersonic, ultrasonichaving frequencies above those of audible sound
supersonic > pronunciation
Soundssuw.persaa'nihk
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English > supersonic: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of speed) greater than the speed of sound in a given medium (especially air).
Example"a supersonic bomber flies so fast that it must release its bombs while the target is still over the horizon"
Oppositesonic, transonic(of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea level
subsonic(of speed) less than that of sound in a designated medium
Spanishsupersónico
Catalansupersònic
English > supersonic: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving frequencies above those of audible sound.
Synonymultrasonic
Broaderinaudible, unhearableimpossible to hear
Spanishsupersónico, ultrasónico
Catalansupersònic, ultrasònic, ultrasónico

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