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Sound

TermDefinition
The distance between one crest of a sound wave and the next is _____. wavelength
frequency the number of waves that pass a point in a certain amount of time
pitch the high or low quality of a sound
volume the loudness or softness of a sound
vibrate to move back and forth very quickly
amplitude the distance between the resting point and crest or trough of a wave
sound a form of energy that travels as waves through matter
wave a change that carries energy from one place to another
wavelength the distance between one crest or trough and the next one in a wave
medium the matter through which a sound wave travels
A ____________ carries energy from one place to another. wave
The waves of loud sounds have a greater _____________ than those of soft sounds. amplitude
Objects _________________ when they shake back and forth quickly. vibrate
The loudness of a sound is its ____________________. volume
The ________________ of a sound wave is the matter it passes through. medium
An amplifier makes the _______________ of a sound louder. amplitude
The _____________ of a wave measures how many waves pass in a given amount of time. frequency
The ______________ of a sound describes how high or low it is. pitch
A _____________ wave is a form of energy caused by vibrations. sound
Created by: vsalter