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Ernst . 1838--1916, Austrian physicist and philosopher. He devised the system of speed measurement using the Mach number. He also founded logical positivism, asserting that the validity of a scientific law is proved only after empirical testing

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Speed of sound as a function of altitude.
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Refers to a Mach number, or the ratio of the speed of an airplane to the speed of sound in the same atmospheric conditions. It is also used as a speed unit. The speed of sound, or Mach 1, is equal to 340.5 m/s, 661 knots, 761 miles per hour, or 1225.5 km/h at sea level under standard conditions, and it decreases with altitude. Above the tropopause (about 36,090 ft, or 11 km), Mach 1 is 295.5 m/s, 574 knots, 658 miles per hour, or 1063.2 km/h. Named after Ernst Mach (1838–1916).

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An operating system kernel under development at Carnegie-Mellon University to support distributed and parallel computation. Mach is designed to support computing environments consisting of networks of uniprocessors and multiprocessors. Mach is the kernel of the OSF/1.
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Ford announced plans to launch what's now the Mach E in January 2018.
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The solution is a result of the unique synergy between value added network services and clearing services exclusively offered by Starhome Mach. As the solution will exploit the existing service and infrastructure, its deployment is expected to be quick, simple and seamless.
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Pro Mach's integration with EPI will be valuable to current customers needing additional products or service along the packaging line, including Pro Mach's growing flexible packaging business.
The Mach Two seems to be a follow up to the Mach One launched recently.
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