greater than the speed of sound waves through air.
capable of achieving such speed:
a supersonic plane.
being, having, or capable of reaching a speed in excess of the speed of sound: supersonic aircraft
supersonic su·per·son·ic (sōō’pər-sŏn’ĭk)
Having, caused by, or relating to a speed greater than the speed of sound in a given medium, especially air.
Of or relating to sound waves beyond human audibility.
Having a speed greater than that of sound in a designated medium, usually air; having a speed greater than Mach 1. Compare hypersonic, subsonic, transonic.
noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of science that deals with supersonic phenomena. noun (functioning as sing) 1. the study of supersonic motion 2. a less common name for ultrasonics
noun 1. a commercial jet airplane that can fly faster than the speed of sound. Abbreviation: SST.
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