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Science
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2011-04-19 22:01:22
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Sound Vocab
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Chapters 16-18
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  1. An undesired sound, especially nonmusical sound that includes a random mix of frequencies.
    Noise
  2. A disturbance that transmits energy as it travels through matter or space.
    Wave
  3. A wave in which the motion of the particles of the medium is perpendicular to the path of the wave.
    Transverse Wave
  4. A wave, such as a sound wave, in which the particles of the medium move back and forth, parallel to the direction of motion of the wave.
    Longitudinal Wave
  5. The process by which a wave bounces back after striking a barrier that does not absorb all of the wave's energy.
    Reflection
  6. The result of two or more waves overlapping.
    Interference
  7. Waves that form a pattern in which portions of the wave do not move and other portions move with increased amplitude.
    Standing Waves
  8. Sound waves at frequencies below those which humans can hear.
    Infrasonic Waves

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