machmeter machmeter

Definition(s):

  • (n) speedometer for measuring the speed of an aircraft relative to the speed of sound

Usage(s):

  1. The machmeter, which measures speed in multiples of the speed of sound, went slightly above Mach 2.
  2. Captain Apt had been told not to watch his machmeter, the common speed-measuring instrument.
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