(of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea level
"a sonic boom"
relating to audible sound
"a sonic wave"
of or relating to sound
having a speed approaching that of the speed of sound in air
Origin: From sonus.
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.
The numerical value of sonic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of sonic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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Get a life, sonic boom
It was almost like a sonic boom that went through the community.
Curse you Sonic! Not only do you foil my plans but you foil my speeches too. I work hard on them!
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.
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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