from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of phenomena produced by the motion of a body through a medium at velocities greater than that of sound.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The study of supersonic motion
- n. ultrasonics
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Shortly after the crash, I heard the distinct sound of supersonics overhead and caught the wing flash of an F/A-18 Super Hornet.
A lifetime of one generation our nation has seen aviation progress from that first tentative lift-off at Kitty Hawk to an age of supersonics flight and space exploration.
"We've moved from an era of Model T roller coasters to one of supersonics," says Massachusetts Rep. Ed Markey, who has catalogued 58 brain injuries -- including eight fatalities -- on thrill rides, most since 1990.
But, personally, I don't think it's related to the supersonics.
Ferrel kicked on the supersonics again, letting them sterilize the metal suits — there was going to be no chance to be finicky about asepsis; the supersonics and ultraviolet tubes were supposed to take care of that, and they'd have to do it, to a large extent, little as he liked it.
The supersonics were intended to penetrate through all solids in the room, sterilizing where the UV light couldn't reach.
Doc kicked off the supersonics with relief and indicated the man's throat.
No telling what supersonics might do to a nonhu - man nervous system; and if these were in truth the crewfolk, the worst thing he could do was inflict serious injury on one of them.
Properly, city-states should fight each other with swords, not with missile weapons, chemical explosives, and supersonics-and flying should be still in the dream stage, a dream of flapping wings at that, not already a jet-propelled fact.
Amalfi and Hazleton grabbed a cab to the edge of the city, and went the rest of the way to the Hevian town on foot, across the supersonics-cleared strip of bare turf which surrounded the walls.
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