Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An explosive sound caused by the shock wave preceding an aircraft traveling at or above the speed of sound.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The audible effect of a shock wave in the air, especially one caused by an aircraft flying faster then the speed of sound

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an explosive sound caused by the shock wave of an airplane traveling faster than the speed of sound

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.