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Sound Vocabulary

Science of Sound

a characteristic of an object that helps us identify it. property
the ability to identify sounds as different from one another. sound discrimination
a set of signals representing letters or numbers. code
something that detects sound (like our ears). sound receiver
an object that is vibrating in a way that makes sound. sound source
a quick back and forth motion. vibration
how high or how low a sound is. pitch
the part of our ear that sound waves enter. outer ear
sound waves travel through this part of our ear on the way to the eardrum. ear canal
the part of our ear that vibrates back and forth. eardrum
set of small bones in our ear. hammer, anvil, and stirrup
snail-shaped tube that changes sound into electrical signals. cochlea
sends sound messages to the brain. auditory nerve
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