hypervelocity wind tunnel


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hypervelocity wind tunnel

[‚hī·pər·və′läs·əd·ē ′win ‚tən·əl]
(engineering)
A wind tunnel in which higher airspeeds and temperatures can be attained than in a hypersonic wind tunnel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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