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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 good news; the subsonic ammo on the 16" carbine, with the suppressor, is everything you'd ever expect from a suppressor.
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