- 1Relating to or using sound waves: the whales emit sonic pulse systemsMore example sentences
- Unfazed, members of the band have, it seems, decided to evolve into sonic pioneers instead.
- The end result is a rich, triumphant sonic tapestry; you can hear every dollar that went into it.
- Hence, the sonic crack of the bullet is much louder than any noise produced by the weapon's operation.
- 1.1Denoting or having a speed equal to that of sound.More example sentences
- Sounds from distant explosions are delayed accurately to reflect limited sonic speed.
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- The Wipers, a band originating from Portland, OR, has consistently released sonically diverse records since the late 70's.
- The collection is organized sonically rather than chronologically, which makes for a more coherent listening experience, but kind of tells the story out of order as a result.
- Seemingly close, the sound is actually remote, and the distance - not just in epochs, but of space itself - feels sonically tangible.
1920s: from Latin sonus 'sound' + -ic.
More definitions of sonicDefinition of sonic in:
- The US English dictionary