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Dictionary entry overview: What does sonic boom mean?
• SONIC BOOM (noun)
The noun SONIC BOOM has 1 sense:
1. an explosive sound caused by the shock wave of an airplane traveling faster than the speed of sound
Familiarity information: SONIC BOOM used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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An explosive sound caused by the shock wave of an airplane traveling faster than the speed of sound
Nouns denoting natural events
a sonic boom follows an aircraft as a wake follows a ship
Hypernyms ("sonic boom" is a kind of...):
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