Definition of

Mach

  1. (noun, person) Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)

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Synonyms of Mach

ernst mach

Origin of the word Mach

  1. measure of speed relative to the speed of sound (technically Mach number), 1937, named in honor of Austrian physicist Ernst Mach (1838-1916). more

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