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sonic

1. of, involving, or producing sound
2. having a speed about equal to that of sound in air: 331 metres per second (741 miles per hour) at 0°C
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sonic

[′sän·ik]
(acoustics)
Of or pertaining to the speed of sound.
Pertaining to that which moves at acoustic velocity, as in sonic flow.
Designed to operate or perform at the speed of sound, as in sonic leading edge.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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