sonic barrier
noun Date: 1946 sound barrier

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sonic barrier — n. the large increase of aerodynamic resistance encountered by some aircraft when flying near the speed of sound; sound barrier * * * …   Universalium

  • sonic barrier — n. the large increase of aerodynamic resistance encountered by some aircraft when flying near the speed of sound; sound barrier …   English World dictionary

  • sonic barrier — n. to break the sonic barrier * * * [ˌsɒnɪk bærɪə] to break the sonic barrier …   Combinatory dictionary

  • sonic barrier — garso barjeras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. sonic barrier; sound barrier vok. Schallbarriere, f; Schallmauer, f rus. звуковой барьер, m pranc. barrière sonique, f; frontière sonique, f; mur de son, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • sonic barrier — garso barjeras statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Staigus aerodinaminio pasipriešinimo padidėjimas, kai orlaivio greitis tampa garso greičiu (viršijama kritinė Macho skaičiaus vertė). Aiškinamas bangų krize dėl staiga padidėjusio… …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • sonic barrier — sound barrier, supposed barrier to air travel at a speed faster than the speed of sound …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sonic barrier. — See sound barrier. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • sonic barrier — noun the sound barrier …   English new terms dictionary

  • sonic barrier — son′ic bar′rier n. aer. phs sound barrier • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • sonic barrier — /ˈsɒnɪk bæriə/ (say sonik bareeuh) noun → sound barrier …   Australian English dictionary

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