What does sonic mean?

Definitions for sonicˈsɒn ɪk

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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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sonic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sonic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. cassandra enge:

    Get a life, sonic boom

  2. Brian Schaeffer:

    It was almost like a sonic boom that went through the community.

  3. Ivo Robotnik (Eggman):

    Curse you Sonic! Not only do you foil my plans but you foil my speeches too. I work hard on them!

  4. Hypersonic Test Vehicle 3X:

    We're now producing a controllable, low-drag, aerodynamic configuration capable of stable operation from take-off, to sub-sonic, trans-sonic, super-sonic, and hypersonic to Mach 6.

  5. Tom Ballantyne:

    Because of the sonic boom it will only be able to fly at supersonic speed over the oceans, in other words unpopulated areas, there will also be restrictions at many airports because a Concorde is very noisy.

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