Definition of Machmeter

1. Noun. Speedometer for measuring the speed of an aircraft relative to the speed of sound.

Generic synonyms: Speed Indicator, Speedometer



Definition of Machmeter

1. Noun. An instrument that measures the speed of an aircraft relative to that of sound and displays it in Mach numbers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Machmeter

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1. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"M JCS Pub 1-02 mach number indicator—See machmeter. mach stem—(DOD, NATO) The shock front formed by the fusion of the incident and reflected shock fronts ..."

2. Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories edited by Jonathan Y. Richmond, Robert W. McKinney (1994)
"machmeter: An instrument used to measure the ratio between the air speed and the local speed of sound. Magnetometer: An instrument for measuring magnitude ..."

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