Definition of Sonic barrier

1. Noun. The increase in aerodynamic drag as an airplane approaches the speed of sound.

Exact synonyms: Sound Barrier
Generic synonyms: Drag, Retarding Force



Definition of Sonic barrier

1. Noun. sound barrier ¹

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Literary usage of Sonic barrier

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1. Federal Equity Practice: A Treatise on the Pleadings Used and Practice by Thomas Atkins Street (1909)
"But there was no reason why the federal courts should thus permit the statute to be defeated; and accordingly sonic barrier had to be erected to keep ..."

2. Transcendence of the Western Mind by Samuel Avery (2003)
"The sonic barrier is down again, but I don't mind. It is not so bad hearing people around me. If it is also down in the office there will be no work again, ..."

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