High point on a transverse wave.
crest
Low point on a transverse wave.
Trough
Vibrates the medium in the same direction in which the waves travels
longitudinal
Particles are far apart on a longitudinal wave.
rarefaction
The maximum distance the medium vibrates from the rest position
amplitude
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave
wavelength
Waves bounced back after hitting a barrier
reflection
Bending of waves due to change in speed
refraction
The bending or spreading of waves as they move around a barrier or pass through an opening
diffraction
Waves that required a medium
mechanical
Are transverse wave
Wave passing through an object
transmission
The time for once cycle or a complete motion that returns to its staring point
period
Longitudinal waves that travel through a medium and cause your eardrum to vibrate
sound
A wave that travel along the surface separating two media
surface
The response of a standing wave to another wave of same frequency
resonance
how fast an object moves
speed
Electromagnetic ractiation . part of the Em spectrum
light
Waves of energy traveling through rock
seismic
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
Wave

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