ch. 16 sci voc
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Rhythmic distrubances that carry energy without carrying matter
use matter to transfer energy
the wave energy causes the matter in the medium to move up and down or back and forth at right angles.
matter in the medium moves forward and backward along the same direction that the wave travels.
waves that can travel through where there is no matter.
how waves rises above, or falls bellow the normal level
is the distance from the top of one crest to the top of the next crest, or from the bottom of one trough to the bottom of the next trough.
number of wavelengths that pass a given point in 1 sec.
wave strikes an object or surface and bounces off.
the bending of a wave as it moves from one medium into another
is the vending of waves around a barrier.
the ability of two waves to combine and farm a new wave when they overlap, the individual waves is
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