Definition of hypersonically in English:

hypersonically

adverb

  • See hypersonic

    • ‘If the gas is flowing hypersonically, it may also be the lowest temperature natural material in the universe, maybe.’
    • ‘Indeed, humans have been flying hypersonically for over four decades.’
    • ‘The space shuttle is coasting from a very high speed and high altitude when it flies hypersonically.’
    • ‘The first shock wave is created as the air in the barrel is compressed by the front of the projectile as it travels hypersonically down the barrel.’
    • ‘‘This is not possible when travelling hypersonically and one would be forced to carry a lot more fuel as a result,’ says Terry.’