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Mach is a unit of measurement of speed. The definition for mach is the following:
1 mach is the speed of an object moving through air, or any other fluid substance, divided by the speed of sound.
Mach or Mach number, symbolized with the letter M or Ma is a unit of speed that applies to the speed of air-crafts. Mach is defined as the ratio of the speed of a body to the speed of sound in the medium where the object is moving.

Typically, an object (air-craft) traveling at speed of 1 Mach is traveling with the speed of sound in air which is equal to 332 metres per second.

The mach number got its name from the Austrian physicist and philosopher, Ernst Mach.
The symbol for mach is M
Mach is compatible with the meter per second base unit.

Please note: The equivalent value of mach in SI units is an approximation.

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