Flashcards in Vocab 3 Wave Review Deck (12)
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
Any substance a wave can travel through
A wave that moves perpendicular in the direction of the disturbance
A wave that travels in the same direction as the disturbance.
Measures how much a longitudinal wave compresses.
Measures how much a longitudinal wave spreads out.
How high or low a wave goes.
The number of wavelengths that passes a given point in a certain amount of time.
A wave that has the ability to travel through space.
Vibrating materials that produce waves that move through matter.
The quality of highness or lowness of a sound