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- n. Mach number.
- Mach, Ernst 1838-1916. Austrian physicist and philosopher who played a central role in the development of logical positivism. His works include the influential Science of Mathematics (1883).
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- proper n. Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist 1838 - 1916.
- n. a ratio of the speed (of an object, etc.) to the speed of sound in the fluid or other medium through which the object travels. Usually used to describe supersonic speeds.
- n. the Mach number
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Abbreviations
- n. of machinery;
- n. of machinist.
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- n. Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)
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