su·​per·​son·​ics ˌsü-pər-ˈsä-niks How to pronounce supersonics (audio)
plural in form but singular in construction
: the science of supersonic phenomena

Examples of supersonics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Boom Supersonic's sleek prototype craft rolled out this week; the final production model will be quieter than previous supersonics, and a novel fly-by-wire system will keep it stable at low speeds. Eric Adams, Wired, 15 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of supersonics was in 1920

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“Supersonics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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