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SOUND Vocabulary

23 terms and questions about sound

What is an echo? An echo is a sound wave that has reflected of of something.
What is elasticity? Elasticity is the being of bouncing off of something after a disturbance.
What is density? Density is how much weight or mass there is in a peticular amount of space.
What is Loudness? Loudness is the highest to lowest amount of volume.
What is intensity? Intensity is energy per second in one wave.
What is a decibal(db)? A decibal(db) is the measurment used compare the loudness of sounds.
What is pitch? PItch is the lowest to the highest points of a sound.
What is an ultrasound? An ulrtasound is a pitch higher than normal.
What is an infrasound? An infrasound is a pitch lower than normal.
What is a Larnyx? A Larnyx is another word for your voice box, which regulates the pitch of your voice by using vocal cords.
What is the Doppler Effect? The Dopppler Effect is when the frequency of a wave changes.
What causes the Doppler Effect? When the sound object/source moves, it changes the frequency.
What causes a sonic boom? When a shock wave releases a huge amount of energy.
What is a fundemental tone? A fundemental tone is the lowest natural frequency of an object.
What is an overtone? the objects highest natural frequency
What are acoustics? the study of how sounds interact with eachother and the environment
What is a reverberation? when sound waves reflect back and forth off hard surfaces
what is an ear canal? connects sound waves and directs them into a narrow region in the ear
What is an ear drum? samll, tightly stretched, drumlike membrane
whta is the cochlea? fkuid-filled cavitly shaped like a snail shell
what is an echolocation? the use of reflected waves to find distances or to locate objects
sonar a system that that uses reflected sound waves to to detect and locate objects underwater
sonogram device uses the reflected ulktrasound waves to create a picture
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