[ soo-per-son-iks ]
/ ˌsu pərˈsɒn ɪks /
noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of science that deals with supersonic phenomena.
Words nearby supersonics
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Examples from the Web for supersonics
The same applied to anesthetic gases, or electric shock, or supersonics.
The small handgun merely jangled their nerves with a high-powered blast of accurately beamed supersonics.
British Dictionary definitions for supersonics
/ (ˌsuːpəˈsɒnɪks) /
noun (functioning as singular)
the study of supersonic motion
a less common name for ultrasonics
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