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Light Waves

Light waves

TermDefinition
Light Energy that you can see
Crest The top of a wave
Trough The bottom of the wave
Wavelength The length between two waves
Frequency The amount of time that wave is repeated
Amplitude The maximum extent of vibration
Transverse wave A wave vibrating at right angles to any direction
Reflection Light bouncing off an object
Refraction Being deflected in passing obliquely through the interface between one or more surfaces
Color Spectrum The entire range of light wavelengths visible to the human eye.
ROYGBIV Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet