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subsonic

being, having, or travelling at a velocity below that of sound

subsonic

[¦səb′sän·ik]
(acoustics)
(physics)
Of, pertaining to, or dealing with speeds less than acoustic velocity, as in subsonic aerodynamics.

subsonic

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A flight in which the airflow over the aircraft structure is moving at a speed that is less than the local speed of sound.
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The new Eley Subsonic Hollow is a hunting cartridge with target shooting accuracy and reduced velocity.
Velocity (fps) WITH TAKEDOWN LITE BARREL FEDERAL PREMIUM MATCH 40 1,032 GEMTECH SUBSONIC 42 1,023 AMERICAN EAGLE SUBSONIC 45 993 CCI SUBSONIC 45 959 REMINGTON GOLDEN 40 1,094 WITH ISB BARREL FEDERAL PREMIUM MATCH 40 980 GEMTECH SUBSONIC 42 996 AMERICAN EAGLE SUBSONIC 45 972 CCI SUBSONIC 45 933 REMINGTON GOLDEN 40 1,090 .
Through this effort, we may be able to enable this element to the next generation of supersonic flight, to not only reduce drag but also increase performance, as you transition from subsonic to supersonic speeds.
In addition to these loads, I also included one subsonic load from Engel Ballistic Research (EBR,) Inc.
Velocity (fps) 9MM Self Defense 115 1,129 Subsonic 135 965 .
Musk described his open-sourced hyperloop system as a "cross between a Concorde, a railgun and an air hockey table" for combining subsonic speed and the levitating ability of air pressure.
Two-dimensional Euler equations calculate supersonic flow past a wedge, subsonic and transonic flow past a circular arc airfoil, subsonic flow past an ellipse, and supersonic flow past a cone.
INDIA successfully test- fired its long- range subsonic cruise missile ' Nirbhay' from a test range at Chandipur in Orissa on Friday.
Round about this time in the discussion, there comes the old nudge, nudge, wink, wink and the pearl of wisdom is dispensed that silencers don't work unless subsonic ammunition is being used.
300 AAC Blackout subsonic ammo, the 762-SDN-6 delivers a mere 126 dB.
The flight was Virgin Galactic system's third supersonic, rocket-powered test after dozens of subsonic flights.
The flight took just over four hours supersonic except subsonic over Indian airspace compared to seven hours plus flying in a Jumbo B747.