sonic barrier

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Synonyms for sonic barrier

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

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Ritual was only 12th of 20 behind Sonic Barrier on his local debut last month.
The complete project for powering the RTGCs was a joint venture between Cummins British Columbia, Sonic Barrier and Morris Mechanical Handling, the prime manufacturer.
The pounds 5,920 race was won by Sonic Barrier, ridden by Sergio Dettori.
I think we had no choice but to become explorers, and, if you get on the boat, then just start paddling upstream," Luke explained of having to break sonic barriers, particularly with their second album "Ice on the Dune," released under MCA Music.
We chatted to Anderson, one half of the pair that claims to break the conventions of the traditional sonic barriers.