Origin of mach
Definition for mach (2 of 3)
Definition for mach (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for mach
The jet is “redlined” at Mach 2, but structurally it can reach a maximum speed of Mach 2.25.
Slowing down in preparation for parachute deploy at Mach 1.7.Curiosity’s Mars Landing Narrated Moment by Moment by Flight Director Keith Comeaux|Keith Comeaux|August 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When your eyes went over her you knew instinctively they'd thrown the mach numbers out the window when she was done.The Very Black|Dean Evans
Professor Mach deals with the live facts, the salient points of science, and not with its mysticism or dead traditions.Popular scientific lectures|Ernst Mach
"Those buses can make nearly a full Mach when they're wide open like that one," he told Kriijorl.The Women-Stealers of Thrayx|Fox B. Holden
Haeckel, Ostwald, and Mach have each given the world a constructive system of thought.An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy|W. Tudor Jones
At Frankfort for centuries the most venerable Rabbi had to take off his hat if the smallest gamin cried: 'Jud', mach mores!'Dreamers of the Ghetto|I. Zangwill
British Dictionary definitions for mach (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for mach (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for mach
measure of speed relative to the speed of sound (technically Mach number), 1937, named in honor of Austrian physicist Ernst Mach (1838-1916).