Entry from US English dictionary
A commercial jet capable of exceeding the speed of sound.
- The M1 tank, not the supersonic transport, is the symbol of the age.
- However, many believe that the environmental objections to supersonic transport mean it will never be a commercially viable form of passenger transport.
- He worked on swing wing jets and supersonic transport, nuclear submarines, radio telescopes and lightweight calipers for disabled people.
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Syllabification: su·per·son·ic trans·port
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