subsonic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1937 1. of, relating to, or being a speed less than that of sound in air 2. moving, capable of moving, or utilizing air currents moving at a subsonic speed 3. infrasonic 1 • subsonically adverb

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