hypersonic [hī΄pərsän′ik]
designating, of, or traveling at a speed equal to about five times the speed of sound or greater: see SONIC

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  • hypersonic — hy per*son ic, n. [Pref. hyper + sonic.] (Aeronautics) Pertaining to or moving at a speed greatly in excess of the speed of sound, usually meaning greater than mach 5. All speeds in excess of the speed of sound are {supersonic}, but to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hypersonic — steht für: HSQLDB, ein Datenbankprogramm Hyperschallgeschwindigkeit, Geschwindigkeiten über Mach 5 HyperSonic XLC, eine ehemalige Achterbahn Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Untersche …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hypersonic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to speeds of more than five times the speed of sound (Mach 5). 2) relating to sound frequencies above about a thousand million hertz …   English terms dictionary

  • Hypersonic — In aerodynamics, hypersonic speeds are speeds that are highly supersonic. Since the 1970s, the term has generally been assumed to refer to speeds of Mach 5 (5 times the speed of sound) and above. The hypersonic regime is a subset of the… …   Wikipedia

  • hypersonic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1946 1. of or relating to speed five or more times that of sound in air compare sonic 2. moving, capable of moving, or utilizing air currents that move at hypersonic speed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hypersonic — Speeds equal to, or in excess of, five times the speed of sound. A hypersonic plane …   Aviation dictionary

  • hypersonic — hipergarsinis statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Viršijantis garso greitį 5 ir daugiau kartų. atitikmenys: angl. hypersonic pranc. hypersonique ryšiai: dar žiūrėk – garso greitis …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Hypersonic (disambiguation) — Hypersonic speeds are highly supersonic.Hypersonic may refer to:* HSQLDB, previously Hypersonic SQL * Hypersonic effect, psychological effect * Hypersonic (laptop), brand * Hypersonic XLC, rollercoaster * Hyper Sonic, video game character. See… …   Wikipedia

  • Hypersonic flight — is flight through the atmosphere at speeds above about Mach 5.5, a speed where disassociation of air begins to become significant and high heat loads exist.Hypersonic flight has been achieved by the Space Shuttle s orbiter, the Apollo command… …   Wikipedia

  • HyperSonic XLC — Daten Standort Kings Dominion (Doswell, Virginia, USA) Typ Stahl – sitze …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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