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Sound barrier (Smdfds)

Definition
The increase in aerodynamic drag as an aircraft approaches the speed of sound. (Source: Team: adapted from wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn)
Use For
Sonic barrier
Broader Term
Drag (Smdfd)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Air resistance (Smdfdb)
Wave drag (Smdfdw)