A means of transferring energy from one point to another
Particles on the wave vibrate perpendicular to the direction that the wave is moving
Particles on these waves vibrate parallel to the direction that the wave is moving (through a series of compressions and rarefactions)
Require a medium to travel through (Ex: water waves and sound waves)
Do not require a medium (ex: light and radio waves)
The distance from a point on one wave to the identical point on the next wave (crest to crest)
The number of waves passing each second; it is measured in Hertz
Maximum displacement of a wave from the rest position or the size of the wave or how large the wave is
Waves will bounce off barriers an angle equal to the angle they strike the barrier
Bending of a wave as it passes at an angle into another medium
Bending of waves around barriers (this occurs to a greater degree with longer waves such as sound)
Waves add as they meet
The waves partly or completely cancel as they pass
Change in frequency is heard when the source of sound and the person receiving the sound are in relative motion
material through which a wave travels
Unit of measurement for frequency
a disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave
perception of the frequency of sound
The high point of a wave.
The low point of a wave
A substance through which a wave can travel is a__________
Any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or empty space is a_______
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicularly________
A wave that travel without a medium is a__________
A wave where particles move back and forth along the path that the wave moves is a________
particles are crowded is called a________
gaps in a longitudinal wave is called a______
The top of a transverse wave is called a_____
The bottom of a transverse wave is called a_______
the amount of waves produced in a certain amount of time is called it´s _________
the height of a transverse wave is called a_________
the distance from crest to crest on a transverse wave is called a______
speed at which a wave can travel is it´s_________
word used to express frequency is called a ________
the bending of a wave is called________
A disturbance of particles that transports energy without moving matter.
The distance of one crest of a wave to another.
The top point of a wave.
The bottom of a wave.
Depends on the type of medium the wave travels through.
The distance of a wave from its resting position.
Moves energy through matter.
A wave that moves perpendicular to the direction it's going.
A wave that moves parallel to the direction it is going.
The number of times a wave passes a certain point a second.
The change in direction of a wave passing from one medium to another caused by its change in speed.
A region in a longitudinal wave where the particles are closest together.
A region in a longitudinal wave where the particles are furthest apart.
The perception on how high or low a sound is.
Oscillations about an equilibrium
Number of times a wave passes a certain point
Oscillations with transfer of energy
The height of a wave
Oscillations perpendicular to direction
The lowest part of a wave
A type of wave that has compression
The length of a wave
Unit of measurement for waves
The highest part of a wave
a measure of its change over a single period
the reduction in volume (causing an increase in pressure)
each the top of (something such as a hill or wave).
the frequency or wavelength of their oscillations which determines their position in the electromagnetic spectrum
the rate at which a vibration occurs that constitutes a wave, either in a material (as in sound waves)
a wave vibrating in the direction of propagation.
a wave that is an oscillation of matter, and therefore transfers energy through a medium
the intervening substance through which impressions are conveyed to the senses or a force acts on objects at a distance.
diminution in the density of something, especially air or a gas. MEDICINE
a wave vibrating at right angles to the direction of its propagation.
a channel used to convey a liquid.
The distance between adjacent peaks (or adjacent troughs) on a wave .
the distance between successive crests of a wave, especially points in a sound wave or electromagnetic wave.
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
A wave that moves the medium in a direction prependicular to the direction in which the wave travels
A wave that moves a medium in a direction parallel to the direction in which the wave travels
The highest part of a transverse wave
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are close together
The part of a longitudinal wave wheree the particles of the medium are far apart
The number of complete waves that pass a givin point in a certian amount of time
The lowest part of a transverse wave
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelenghts and lowest frequencies
Radio waves with the shortest wavelenghts and the highest frequenies
Electromagnetic waves with the wavelenghts shorter than radio waves but longer than visible light
Electromagnetic waves that are visible to the human eye
Electromagnetic waves with the wavelenghts shorter tahn visible light ,but longer than X-rays
Electromagnetic waves with wavelenghts shorter than ultraviolet rays, but longer than gamma rays
Electromagnetic waves with the shortestwavelenghts and highest frequencies
Transverse wave that transfer electrical and magnetic energy
The change in frequency of awave as its source move in relation to an observer
The material through which a wave travels
An image that shows regions of different temperatures in different colors
how fast an object moves
A wave in which the particles vibrate at right angles to the direction of wave
Part of the Em spectrum . Electromagnetic radiation
material that carries waves ; solid ,liquid and gas
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
A wave in which the particles move parallel to the path of the wave
waves caused by vibrations that are transmitted through matter. example of longitudinal
maximum displacement from rest position ; shows the amount of energy
the part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are close together
highest point of a wave
Lowest point of a wave
the time it takes for one cycle
the part of longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are far apart
a change in the direction of a wave when the wave finds an obstacles or an edge , such as an opening
occurs when a wave bounces off a surface that it cannot pass through; upside down
a wave that require a medium to travel
the distance between one crest or trough of a wave and next
waves of energy traveling through rock
electromagnetic waves used for communication on computers , phones ,etc.
the number of complete waves that pass a given point in a certain amount of time
force needed to do something
something that transfers energy from a location to another
wave that transfer energy throgh a medium
the motion back and forth in a medium
waves that vibrate at right angles to the direction thewave moves
the highest point of a wave
the lowest point of a wave
a wave that bounces back and forth Ex:sound waves
the part of an longitudinal wave that is the closest together
the height of the wave
the distane between two crest or two points
the number of crest that move past a given point
a disturbance moving through a medium
the unit used to measure frequancy
point of zero amplitude in a standing wave