sonic boom


: a very loud and explosive noise that is produced by an aircraft when it travels faster than the speed of sound

Full Definition of SONIC BOOM

:  a sound resembling an explosion produced when a shock wave formed at the nose of an aircraft traveling at supersonic speed reaches the ground —called also sonic bang

First Known Use of SONIC BOOM



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