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)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， supersonic 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: supersonic ADJECTIVE
Supersonic aircraft travel faster than the speed of sound.
There was a huge bang; it sounded like a supersonic jet.
supersonic 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.