Mach

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See also: mach, Mach., mách, and mạch

English[edit]

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Mach

  1. Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist 1838 - 1916.

Noun[edit]

Mach (uncountable)

  1. (physics) a ratio of the speed (of an object, etc.) to the speed of sound in the fluid or other medium through which the object travels. Usually used to describe supersonic speeds.
    The jet traveled at Mach 3.
  2. (physics) the Mach number

Usage notes[edit]

  • Never plural.
  • Always precedes the number, as in the example above.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mach m (invariable)

  1. Mach (number)

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From personal names beginning with Ma-, e.g. Marcin, Maciej, Małomir, and machać.

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Mach m pers, f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

Declension[edit]

Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mach m (plural Machs)

  1. (physics) Mach (ratio of speed to the speed of sound)

Unserdeutsch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Macht.

Noun[edit]

Mach

  1. might, power