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sonic barrier

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Definition of sonic barrier in English:

noun

Another term for sound barrier.
Example sentences
  • First to use the ‘area rule’ design concept which pushed the speed beyond the sonic barrier, the F-102 was to be superseded by the more advanced F-106, which could exceed 1,000 mph.
  • The velocity cannot cross the sonic barrier in adiabatic flow through a conduit of constant cross section.

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