Mach angle

noun
\ˈmäk-, ˈmȧk-\

Definition of Mach angle 

: half of the vertex angle of a Mach cone whose sine is the ratio of the speed of sound to the speed of a moving body

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History and Etymology for Mach angle

after Ernst Mach †1916 Austrian physicist and philosopher

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