Definition of 'supersonic'
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The jet is the first supersonic stealth aircraft capable of short takeoff and vertical landing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is before you go supersonic and soar into the stratosphere. The Sun (2015)He now has to do it at supersonic speed this week. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But he says that the crucial thing about driving at supersonic speeds is not to panic. The Sun (2012)And it can only be a good thing to know what happens to the human body when it goes supersonic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both underwent rigorous testing in anticipation of the extreme temperature variations of the desert and the powerful vibrations expected at supersonic speeds. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Concorde was the first supersonic passenger jet - capable of flying faster than the speed of sound. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Therefore, he is the only man to have gone supersonic on land. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But she has to go at supersonic speed from'Who is this freak? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Once they cross the threshold of your home, cut herbs seem to go into supersonic wilt mode. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The challenge is not just technical: builders have to prove to politicians that the supersonic jets will be acceptable to the public. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No birthday cake: the excitement lay in forthright voices scaling pitches where only supersonic jets should fly and treating all complexity as a stroll in the park. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So, of course, do the exhausts of military jets and supersonic transports and rockets with a burden bound for orbit in outer space. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)
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Translations for 'supersonic'
British English: supersonic ADJECTIVE
Supersonic aircraft travel faster than the speed of sound.
There was a huge bang; it sounded like a supersonic jet.
Definition of supersonic from the Collins English Dictionary
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