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waves VOCAB

transeverse waves a wave vibrating at right angles to the direction of its propagation.
compression waves wavse that travle at right angles to the direction
wavelength the distance between successive crests of a wave
frequency The number of wave that past by in a second
Law of reflection a line that makes a 90 degree with that suface
refraction The change in direction of a wave
dIFFRATCTION bending waves around an object
opaque allows no light through it
Translucent allow some light to go though it
transparent allows most light to go though it
Reflect without absorbing it.
Absorb take in or soak up by chemical or physical action
Transit pass across or through
Created by: ibanks2