Waves and sound

About waves alphabetical order

Amplitude- A measure of the size of the disturbance of a wave, related to the energy that it carries

Boat

Compression- Denser region of a longitudinal wave

Crest- highest Point on a transverse wave

Decibel- Unit for sound intensity dB

Diffraction- The bending of waves around an obstacle

Ear

Frequency- The number of wave lengths that pass a fixed point each second.

Gallon

Helicopter

Intensity- Amount of energy that flows through a certain area in a specific amount of time.

Jellyfish

Loudness- Human perception of sound volume. A wave in which the matter in the medium moves back and forth.

Medium Mechanical Wave- A wave that can only travel through matter

Navy

Ocean

Pitch

Period

Quacked

Resonance- The process by which an object is made to vibrate

Refraction- The bending of a wave caused by a change in its speed as it travels.

Rarefaction- The less dense region of longitudinal wave.

Sound

Trough- The lowest point.

Transverse Wave- The matter in the medium waves at right angles to direction of the wave.

Ultraviolet

Visible light

Wave Length- Distance between one point on a wave and the nearest point just like it

X-Ray

Yachting

What happens when waves interfere with each other?

Interference of Waves | Superposition and Interference in light and water waves | Physics