sound barrier

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Synonyms for sound barrier

the increase in aerodynamic drag as an airplane approaches the speed of sound

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The company's new Quiet Web 500 M is a hydrophobic, acoustical barrier that consists of a thermally bonded polyester nonwoven including a high percentage of microfibers (<1 dtex).
The outer layer is the primary tensile structure, while the inner one helps create an acoustical barrier, conceals the clumsy seams of the outer one and, by generating an air space which varies from 400 mm to 1600 mm in width, helps to provide thermal insulation.
Its solid exterior wall provides both visual privacy and an acoustical barrier from street noise.
Similarly, the use of EAs as a sound deadening acoustical barrier has been limited because of the relatively low density of these materials.
Gradient Density DbCore is a light-weight, recyclable acoustical barrier with enhanced noise abatement characteristics capable of tuning out specifically targeted noises.