Other definitions for Mach (2 of 3)
Ernst [ernst], /ɛrnst/, 1838–1916, Austrian physicist, psychologist, and philosopher.
Other definitions for mach. (3 of 3)
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How to use mach in a sentence
The jet is “redlined” at mach 2, but structurally it can reach a maximum speed of mach 2.25.
Her songs range from mach-10 electro-pop, as on the track “SuperLove,” to a more punk-pop sound, a la Siouxsie Sioux or Blondie.SXSW Breakout Musical Acts: London Grammar, Chance the Rapper, Jungle, and More | Marlow Stern | March 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But during that time in hell in mach his beard turned pure white.Freed Taliban Prisoners in Pakistan and Afghanistan Return to Jihad | Ron Moreau & Sami Yousafzai | December 6, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
L A composition of papier mach, with which Dr. Azoux has so beautifully represented anatomical subjects.History of Embalming | J. N. Gannal
Meanwhile mach came to my hotel and I spent four hours walking and supping with him at his club, an unforgettable conversation.The Letters of William James, Vol. 1 | William James
After making prodigious havock in many other places, Alfonzo returned to Columbo with mach spoil and many prisoners.
Haeckel, Ostwald, and mach have each given the world a constructive system of thought.An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy | W. Tudor Jones
For light, solid articles it is mixed and compressed very much as our papier-mach.
British Dictionary definitions for Mach (1 of 2)
short for Mach number
British Dictionary definitions for Mach (2 of 2)
Ernst (ɛrnst). 1838–1916, Austrian physicist and philosopher. He devised the system of speed measurement using the Mach number. He also founded logical positivism, asserting that the validity of a scientific law is proved only after empirical testing
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Scientific definitions for Mach
Austrian physicist and philosopher who experimented with supersonic projectiles and the flow of gases, obtaining early photographs of shock waves and gas jets. His work laid an important foundation for later developments in the science of projectiles and aeronautical design, and the Mach number and Mach bands were named for him.
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