Definitions for sonicˈsɒn ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

son•icˈsɒn ɪk(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to sound.

    Category: Physics

  2. noting or pertaining to a speed equal to that of sound in air at the same height above sea level.

    Category: Physics

Origin of sonic:

1920–25; < L son(us)sound1+ -ic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sonic, transonic(adj)

    (of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea level

    "a sonic boom"

  2. sonic(adj)

    relating to audible sound

    "a sonic wave"


  1. sonic(Adjective)

    of or relating to sound

  2. sonic(Adjective)

    having a speed approaching that of the speed of sound in air

  3. Origin: From sonus.


  1. Sonic

    SONIC DP83932 is a National Semiconductor 10 Mbit/s Ethernet controller. In the early 1990s, integrated ethernet subsystems based on the SONIC controller were used in computer workstations such as the MIPS Magnum family and the Olivetti M700, inter alia.

Anagrams of sonic

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Translations for sonic

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of, or using, sound waves.

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