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Origin of sonic barrier

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for sonic barrier

sonic barrier

noun

another name for sound barrier
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Scientific definitions for sonic barrier

sonic barrier
[ sŏnĭk ]

See sound barrier.
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Cultural definitions for sonic barrier

sonic barrier

See sound barrier.

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