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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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The M5 is supersonically fast, easy to drive fast and should be able to part you from your driving licence within the first few days of you owning it.
Released at 20,000 ft, the Tallboy would hit the ground supersonically, typically producing a crater 24 metres deep and 30 metres wide.
Broadband shock noise is believed to consist of acoustic waves generated by supersonically convicting, coherent, wavelike disturbances arising from the interaction of large-scale turbulent structures with the nearly periodic shock cell system of imperfectly expanded jets (Tam 1987; Tam, Tanna 1982).
The F-35 does not have the capability to cruise supersonically or to "supercruise" in the manner of the F-22A Raptor, Russian T-50 PAK-FA, and Chinese Chengdu J-20.
On contrast, complete 32-pages of file-notings also received under same RTI petition reveal about a case of a poor young man Ravji alias Ram Chandra who was supersonically hanged to death in the year 1996, in less than three years of murdering his family in the year 1993, after crossing all stages of trial court, High Court, Supreme Court and mercy-petition decided in record six days by the then President Dr.
Then, snap, just like that, he was gone, replaced on the screen by Charles Greenblatt and Lisa Herbert, who, presumably already having tried and failed to suck one another off, were now somehow rocketing up and up, two walls of unflinching muscle and insanely brilliant battle accoutrements flashing into the rafters and then straight through the ceiling into the stratosphere like contrariwise comets blazing out into the darkness beyond, their grins like grimaces backing them supersonically into that most ecstatic fear of the unknown.
"We've had the ability to fly supersonically for 60 per cent of the history of powered flight," said Holding.
In car engines that knock, the flame travels supersonically, a burning known as detonation.
"Condensates have been made that move supersonically before, so physicists have likely created acoustic black holes in the process of working with BECs," said Eric Cornell of the University of Colorado at Boulder, who shared a 2001 Nobel Prize for the development of Bose-Einstein condensates.
He escapes by designing a suit of armour which then refines into something much more sophisticated, with jet propulsion so he can fly supersonically. He stops making guns and uses his new superhero status to fight evil.
It gives us a great deal of confidence that by the middle of next decade business leaders will be flying supersonically, and they will be doing so in the Aerion jet."
The contorted action and story elements--involving a master general (Hiroyuki Sanada), his supersonically swift slave (Jang Dong-gun) and a princess (Cecilia Cheung) fated to a loveless life of riches--remain overwhelming problems in either version.