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Medical Term:

supersonic

Pronunciation: su'per-son'ik

Definition:

  1. Pertaining to or characterized by a speed greater than the speed of sound.
  2. Pertaining to sound vibrations of high frequency, above the level of human audibility.

[super- + L. sonus, sound]

See Also: hypersonic

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