ultrasonic

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

ultra- +‎ sonic

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ultrasonic (comparative more ultrasonic, superlative most ultrasonic)

  1. (acoustics) Beyond (higher in frequency than) the range of sound perceptible to the human ear; with a frequency of 20 kilohertz or higher.
    • 1961 March, C. P. Boocock, “The organisation of Eastleigh Locomotive Works”, in Trains Illustrated, pages 159-160:
      The wheel shop also has equipment for ultrasonic testing of axles for flaws; and systematic checking of locomotive axles and crank pins is carried out as they pass through the shops.

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]