Hypersonic vs Hypersonically - What's the difference?

hypersonic | hypersonically |


As an adjective hypersonic

is (of a speed|aviation) equal to, or greater than, or capable of achieving, five times the speed of sound.

As an adverb hypersonically is

in a hypersonic way.

hypersonic

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (of a speed, aviation) equal to, or greater than, or capable of achieving, five times the speed of sound.
  • (of a speed, aeronautics) far enough above the speed of sound as to cause significant differences in behaviour due to chemical reactions or disassociation of the air.
  • hypersonically

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a hypersonic way.