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son·ic

(son'ik),
Of, pertaining to, or determined by sound; for example, sonic vibration.
[L. sonus, sound]

son·ic

(son'ik)
Of, pertaining to, or determined by sound, e.g., sonic vibration.
[L. sonus, sound]

sonic

(sŏn′ĭk) [L. sonus, sound]
Pert. to sound.

Patient discussion about sonic

Q. do you know what are the pros and cons of the Sonic toothbrush from Oral B (electric tooth brush)? last night, my best friend raved about it for a whole hour. My dentist told me to use a soft brush (number 35) to clean my teeth and that the electric brushes are a bit over rated. My friend specifically told me about the Sonic product and told me that it also makes his teeth whiter. I wanted to know if anybody has any knowledge or experience from first hand about this product or any good information about it.

A. Thank you for the frank answer. I wonder if I can find a really soft electric toothbrush

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Begun in the spring of 2001, the program used a specially modified F-5E fighter to show the persistence of a shaped sonic boom.
Aviation lecturer Dr Andrew Taylor said the noises did not sound like an ordinary sonic boom, and that the sourcecould have come from hundreds of miles away.
Dryden has conducted a number of sonic-boom research projects in recent years, including a 2003 effort with Northrop Grumman and the Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency that examined whether altering an aircraft's shape could affect the intensity of a sonic boom.
Kakalios noticed a few sonic booms in the recent blockbuster Superman Returns.
Believing that the object had narrowly missed them, they were further shaken by the tremendous sonic boom, followed by an ominous rumbling that sounded like a rockslide.
The rocker sparked terror among home-owners earlier this year when he tried out the sonic boom on Dartmoor.
The Importance of Sonic Boom Research in the Development of Future High Speed Aircraft," JOURNAL of the NTA, Winter 1992.
People didn't really know what a sonic boom was then," says Earl Blount, recently retired from Rockwell International (of which North American later became part) after a 40-year stint that started as a writer for the company's internal magazine and ended as corporate director of community relations.
A sonic boom is a loud explosive noise caused by the shock wave from an aircraft or other object travelling faster than the speed of sound.
NASA awarded Rockwell Collins $698,000 for a two-year study on a sonic boom display that shows pilots how the noise created by the aircraft s speed is being perceived on the ground.
A SONIC boom which shook homes and businesses in Aberystwyth was probably caused by a US Air Force fighter jet.
A sonic boom is the sound associated with the shockwaves created when an object travels through the air and breaks the sound barrier.