Sonic-boom



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 sound. It is often audible as a loud, explosive sound, and it sometimes causes damage to structures on the ground.

sonic boom definition

See boom, sonic.

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