sonic bang
noun see sonic boom

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sonic bang — or sonic boom noun (aeronautics) A loud double report caused by shock waves projected outward and backward from the leading and trailing edges of an aircraft as it reaches supersonic speed • • • Main Entry: ↑sonic * * * sonic bang variant UK US… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sonic bang — sonic boom UK / US or sonic bang UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sonic boom : singular sonic boom plural sonic booms physics British the loud sound that a plane makes as it starts to go faster than the speed of sound …   English dictionary

  • bang — interj. (Adesea repetat) Cuvânt care imită sunetul unui clopot sau alt sunet metalic; dang, balang. – Onomatopee. Trimis de paula, 16.03.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  BANG SÓNIC s.n. (fiz.) Zgomot puternic produs în momentul când un corp în mişcare… …   Dicționar Român

  • sonic boom — UK / US or sonic bang UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sonic boom : singular sonic boom plural sonic booms physics British the loud sound that a plane makes as it starts to go faster than the speed of sound …   English dictionary

  • sonic — adj. of or relating to or using sound or sound waves. Phrases and idioms: sonic bang (or boom) a loud explosive noise caused by the shock wave from an aircraft when it passes the speed of sound. sonic barrier = sound barrier (see SOUND(1)). sonic …   Useful english dictionary

  • sonic boom — noun Date: 1952 a sound resembling an explosion produced when a shock wave formed at the nose of an aircraft traveling at supersonic speed reaches the ground called also sonic bang …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sonic boom — also sonic bang BrE noun (C) the loud sound like an explosion, that an aircraft makes when it starts to travel faster that the speed of sound …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • bang — [ bɑ̃g ] interj. et n. m. inv. • 1953; empr. à l angl. 1 ♦ Onomatopée exprimant le bruit d une explosion violente. 2 ♦ N. m. inv. Déflagration accompagnant le franchissement du mur du son. Les bang des avions supersoniques. Astron. Le grand bang …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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