Subsonic vs Infrasonic - What's the difference?

subsonic | infrasonic |


As adjectives the difference between subsonic and infrasonic

is that subsonic is (of a sound) having a frequency too low to be audible while infrasonic is (of sound waves|acoustics) having frequencies below the human audible range.

subsonic

Adjective

(-)
  • (of a sound) having a frequency too low to be audible
  • (of a speed) less than the speed of sound (in the same medium, and at the same temperature and pressure)
  • (fluid mechanics, of a flow) with a Mach number such that 0.3 < Ma < 0.8 (approximately - the exact limits vary between sources).
  • infrasonic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (of sound waves, acoustics) Having frequencies below the human audible range
  • (of a device) Generating or employing such sound waves
  • Antonyms

    * ultrasonic