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supersonic

being, having, or capable of reaching a speed in excess of the speed of sound

supersonic

[¦sü·pər¦sän·ik]
(acoustics)
(physics)
Of, pertaining to, or dealing with speeds greater than the speed of sound.

supersonic

A flight of a body at a speed greater than the local speed of sound. See subsonic.
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We can confirm that there are no immediate plans for investment in supersonic aircraft," Emirates said in a statement sent to Gulf News.
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