When an object moves at supersonic speed (speed more than sound)

it produces shock waves in air

These produce very sharp and loud sound

This sound is called sonic boom

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Example

  • Supersonic Aircraft produce very sharp and loud sound
  • This sound can shatter glass of buildings

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