adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1946 1. of or relating to speed five or more times that of sound in air — compare sonic 2. moving, capable of moving, or utilizing air currents that move at hypersonic speed <
hypersonic wind tunnel
hypersonically adverb

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  • hypersonic — hy per*son ic, n. [Pref. hyper + sonic.] (Aeronautics) Pertaining to or moving at a speed greatly in excess of the speed of sound, usually meaning greater than mach 5. All speeds in excess of the speed of sound are {supersonic}, but to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Hypersonic — In aerodynamics, hypersonic speeds are speeds that are highly supersonic. Since the 1970s, the term has generally been assumed to refer to speeds of Mach 5 (5 times the speed of sound) and above. The hypersonic regime is a subset of the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Hypersonic flight — is flight through the atmosphere at speeds above about Mach 5.5, a speed where disassociation of air begins to become significant and high heat loads exist.Hypersonic flight has been achieved by the Space Shuttle s orbiter, the Apollo command… …   Wikipedia

  • HyperSonic XLC — Daten Standort Kings Dominion (Doswell, Virginia, USA) Typ Stahl – sitze …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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