AskDefine | Define sonic

Dictionary Definition

sonic adj
1 (of speed) having or caused by speed approximately equal to that of sound in air at sea level; "a sonic boom" [syn: transonic] [ant: subsonic, supersonic]
2 relating to audible sound; "a sonic wave"

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English

Etymology

From sonus.

Pronunciation

Adjective

sonic
  1. of or relating to sound
  2. having a speed approaching that of the speed of sound in air

Translations

of or relating to sound
having a speed approaching that of the speed of sound in air

Extensive Definition

Sonic could refer to:
sonic in Spanish: Sonic
sonic in Italian: Sonic
sonic in Japanese: ソニック
sonic in Swedish: Sonic
sonic in Portuguese: Sonic
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