from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to audible sound: a sonic wave.
- adj. Having a speed approaching or being that of sound in air, about 1,220 kilometers (760 miles) per hour at sea level.
- adj. Slang Extremely exciting and fast-paced: a sonic lifestyle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of or relating to sound
- adj. having a speed approaching that of the speed of sound in air
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea level
- adj. relating to audible sound
Usually when scientists use the term sonic, they're talking about soundwaves or things moving at the speed of sound.
Our last eyewitness actually hearing what she described as a sonic boom before that plane went down.
On his new album, "Earfood," made with his Quintet, Hargrove stayed close to the standard sound to create what he calls sonic pleasure.
It channels No Age's adventures in sonic architecture into readily usable form.
But for me sonic is lost, Sega is trying to bring back the old blue fella in "Sonic Unleashed".
One of my favorite old school video game tracks was in sonic the hedgehog when you would get the invincible power up bubble.
| Reply what about tails and knuckles!?! well i guess sonic is good enough: - p
I just want to say uhoh for seeing that super-sonic is also in the game.
| Reply thats funny …. but true … suprised that sonic is not tapping his foot or something in inpatients
He began to play these recordings to patients during a type of healing he calls sonic induction therapy, which appears to promote systemic balance and cellular regeneration.
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