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See also: mach, Mach., mách, and mạch

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Mach

  1. Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist 1838 - 1916.

NounEdit

Mach (uncountable)

  1. (physics) a ratio of the speed (of an object, etc.) to the speed of sound in the fluid or other medium through which the object travels. Usually used to describe supersonic speeds; the Mach number.
    The jet traveled at Mach 3.

Usage notesEdit

  • Never plural.
  • Always precedes the number, as in the example above.

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

Mach

  1. Mach
    Hävittäjäkoneiden nopeus ilmaistaan usein Macheina.
    The speed of fighter planes is often expressed in Mach.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Mach (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Mach Machit
genitive Machin Machien
partitive Machia Macheja
illative Machiin Macheihin
singular plural
nominative Mach Machit
accusative nom. Mach Machit
gen. Machin
genitive Machin Machien
partitive Machia Macheja
inessive Machissa Macheissa
elative Machista Macheista
illative Machiin Macheihin
adessive Machilla Macheilla
ablative Machilta Macheilta
allative Machille Macheille
essive Machina Macheina
translative Machiksi Macheiksi
instructive Machein
abessive Machitta Macheitta
comitative Macheineen

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

Mach m (invariable)

  1. Mach (number)

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From truncation of personal names beginning with Ma- (e.g. Marcin, Maciej, Małomir) +‎ -ch.[1] Alternatively, from machać.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Mach m pers or f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

DeclensionEdit

Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stankiewicz, Edward (1986) The Slavic Languages: Unity in Diversity[1], page 261

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

Mach m (plural Machs)

  1. (physics) Mach (ratio of speed to the speed of sound)

UnserdeutschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Macht.

NounEdit

Mach

  1. might, power