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su·per·son·ic

(sū'pĕr-son'ik),
1. Pertaining to or characterized by a speed greater than the speed of sound.
See also: hypersonic.
See also: ultrasonic.
2. Pertaining to sound vibrations of high frequency, above the level of human audibility.
See also: ultrasonic.
[super- + L. sonus, sound]

su·per·son·ic

(sū'pĕr-son'ik)
1. Pertaining to or characterized by a speed greater than the speed of sound.
2. Pertaining to sound vibrations of high frequency, above the level of human audibility.
See also: ultrasonic
[super- + L. sonus, sound]

supersonic

(soo″pĕr-sŏn′ĭk) [″ + sonus, sound]
1. Ultrasonic.
2. Used to describe speeds greater than that of sound. At sea level, in air at 0°C, the speed of sound is about 331 m, or 1087 ft per second (741 mph).
3. A sound frequency that is greater than 20,000 cycles per second.
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