hypersonic nozzle

hypersonic nozzle

[¦hī·pər′sän·ik ′näz·əl]
(fluid mechanics)
A supersonic nozzle designed to accelerate a fluid to hypersonic speeds.
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The CAH is installed in AEDC's Aerodynamics and Propulsion Test Unit (APTU) where it can be connected to a suite of supersonic and hypersonic nozzles that produce the desired test conditions.