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Abahusayn talked of the need to build sound barriers to protect residents who live near the Grand Parkway.
Just try to criticize the patriot who broke a military glass ceiling and the sound barrier.
The speed of fashion has become breakneck—still more high-brow Formula One than NASCAR, but nonetheless exceeding the sound barrier.
Ross helped them troubleshoot the P-38 Lightning, a fighter plane that came close to breaking the sound barrier and that engineers worried would collapse during dives.
These pockets of air pressure on the surface of the plane reach a point of maximum pressure at the front of the aircraft, followed by minimum pressure at the rear as the plane breaks the sound barrier.
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