The highest point on a transverse wave
crest
The lowest point on a transverse wave
trough
The parts of a longitudinal that are closest together
Compressions
The parts of a longitudinal wave that are spread apart
Rarefractions
The maximum distance from the rest position that the medium moves in a wave
Amplitude
The distance between two different crests and troughs
Wavelength
When one wave hits another wave, and the amplitudes combine and form a new wave
Interference
A back and forth motion that transfers energy
Wave
A repeated back and forth or up and down motion that vibrates
Vibration
The point of a wave that is resting on the line in the middle
Node

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