Mach-number Synonyms

The ratio of the speed of a body to the speed of sound in a particular medium, usually the Earth's atmosphere. For example, an aircraft flying through air at twice the speed of sound has a Mach number of 2. The Mach number of an aircraft travelling at a given velocity depends on the altitude of the aircraft and other atmospheric conditions that affect the speed of sound near the aircraft.
  1. mach
  2. Mach one
  3. Mach two
  4. sonic speed
  5. speed of sound

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