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synonyms for hypersonic

  • agile
  • brisk
  • hot
  • nimble
  • quick
  • rapid
  • swift
  • accelerated
  • active
  • dashing
  • electric
  • flashing
  • fleet
  • fleeting
  • flying
  • hurried
  • racing
  • ready
  • snap
  • split-second
  • winged
  • PDQ
  • blue streak
  • breakneck
  • double-time
  • expeditious
  • expeditive
  • hairtrigger
  • hasty
  • in a jiffy
  • in nothing flat
  • lickety split
  • like a bat out of hell
  • like all get out
  • like crazy
  • like mad
  • on the double
  • posthaste
  • presto
  • pronto
  • screamin'
  • snappy
  • speedball
  • supersonic
  • velocious

antonyms for hypersonic

MOST RELEVANT
  • clumsy
  • slow
  • dull
  • plodding
  • tardy
  • unhurried
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How to use hypersonic in a sentence

“This is the first combat application of lasers for a maneuver element in the Army,” said Army hypersonics and directed energy chief Ltg.
THE ARMY IS PREPARING ITS FIRST LASER WEAPONS FOR BATTLEPURBITA SAHAAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Atlanta-based aerospace startup Hermeus just announced a $60 million contract with the US Air Force to flight test the company’s Quarterhorse, a hypersonic aircraft that can fly at Mach 5 speeds.
FLIGHT TESTING WILL SOON START ON THE WORLD’S FASTEST REUSABLE AIRCRAFTVANESSA BATES RAMIREZAUGUST 11, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
This new radio setup can create real-time images and video, even when objects are hidden behind walls or moving at hypersonic speeds.
A NEW MICROWAVE SCANNER CAN TRACK MOVING OBJECTS THROUGH WALLS, SUPERMAN-STYLEMONROE HAMMONDJULY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Lockheed still appears to be leading the hypersonic arms race, compared with competing weapons-makers.
AIR FORCE HYPERSONIC MISSILE FAILS TO DETACH FROM PLANE DURING TESTAARON GREGGAPRIL 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Air Force’s goal for the program is to deliver a hypersonic weapon capability “in the early 2020s,” a spokesman said Wednesday.
AIR FORCE HYPERSONIC MISSILE FAILS TO DETACH FROM PLANE DURING TESTAARON GREGGAPRIL 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weaponsA spokesman for Lockheed Martin, which developed the missile, referred questions to the Air Force.
AIR FORCE HYPERSONIC MISSILE FAILS TO DETACH FROM PLANE DURING TESTAARON GREGGAPRIL 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This is hypersonic, which means it’s more than five times the speed of sound.
‘7 MINUTES OF TERROR’: THE TECHNOLOGY PERSEVERANCE WILL NEED TO SURVIVE LANDING ON MARSCHRIS JAMESFEBRUARY 18, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
In recent weeks, Russia has launched a flurry of missile tests, while Putin boasted Monday of a “cosmic” rate of change in Russia’s advanced weaponry, vowing to stay ahead of rivals in the development of hypersonic and other advanced weapons.
IN RUSSIA, TOUGH NEW LAWS AND STEPPED-UP DEFIANCE ABROAD MARK PUTIN’S SHIFT TOWARD UNFETTERED CONTROLROBYN DIXONDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
NASA defines “high” hypersonic speed as a “Mach number” from 10 to 25.
SPACEX STARSHIP PROTOTYPE EXPLODED, BUT IT’S STILL A GIANT LEAP TOWARDS MARSHUGH HUNTDECEMBER 17, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
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