Definitions for MACHmɑk, mɑx
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a number indicating the ratio of the speed of an object to the speed of sound in the medium through which the object is moving.
Ref: Abbr.: M 2 1
Origin of mach:
after E. Mach
Ernst, 1838–1916, Austrian physicist.
Mach, Ernst Mach(noun)
Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)
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.
The jet traveled at Mach 3.
the Mach number
Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist 1838 - 1916.
Translations for MACH
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(any variety of) a type of small flowerless plant, found in damp places, forming a soft green covering on tree trunks etc
The bank of the river was covered in moss.
- musgoPortuguese (BR)
- das MoosGerman
- 이끼, 선류(蘚類)의 총칭Korean
- 苔蘚Chinese (Trad.)
- 苔藓Chinese (Simp.)
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