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supersonics

[soo-per-son-iks] /ˌsu pərˈsɒn ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the branch of science that deals with supersonic phenomena.
Origin of supersonics
1925-1930
1925-30; see supersonic, -ics
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  • The small handgun merely jangled their nerves with a high-powered blast of accurately beamed supersonics.

    Anything You Can Do ... Gordon Randall Garrett
  • The same applied to anesthetic gases, or electric shock, or supersonics.

    Anything You Can Do ... Gordon Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for supersonics

supersonics

/ˌsuːpəˈsɒnɪks/
noun (functioning as sing)
1.
the study of supersonic motion
2.
a less common name for ultrasonics
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