Sonic vs Nonic - What's the difference?

sonic | nonic |


As adjectives the difference between sonic and nonic

is that sonic is of or relating to sound while nonic is (mathematics) describing a polynomial that has 9 as the highest exponent of its terms.

sonic

English

Adjective

(head)
  • of or relating to sound
  • having a speed approaching that of the speed of sound in air
  • See also

    * hypersonic * subsonic * supersonic * transonic * ultrasonic

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    nonic

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (mathematics) Describing a polynomial that has 9 as the highest exponent of its terms.
  • (algebraic geometry) Describing a curve the equation of which is nonic.
  • Describing a type of beer glass used in British public houses; in the form of a truncated cone with a bulge around outside, just below the rim.
  • a 20-ounce nonic glass