a combining form meaning “sound,” used in the formation of compound words:
noun 1. a female given name, Russian form of Sophia.
sonication son·i·ca·tion (sŏn’ĭ-kā’shən) n. The process of dispersing, disrupting, or inactivating biological materials, such as viruses, by use of sound-wave energy.
noun 1. sound barrier. sonic barrier noun 1. another name for sound barrier sonic barrier (sŏn’ĭk) See sound barrier. sonic barrier definition See sound barrier.
noun 1. a loud noise caused by the shock wave generated by an aircraft moving at supersonic speed. noun 1. a loud explosive sound caused by the shock wave of an aircraft, etc, travelling at supersonic speed sonic boom A shock wave of compressed air caused by an aircraft traveling faster than the speed of […]