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Sound key terms

science vocabulary

TermDefinition
echo a reflected sound wave
elasticity the ability of material to bounce back after being disturbed
density how much matter, or mass there is in a given amount of space of value
loudness describes your perception of the energy of a sound
intensity the amount of energy a sound wave carries per second thru a unit area
decibel the loudness of different sounds compared
pitch a sound is a description of how high or low the sound seems to a person
ultrasound sound waves with frequencies above the normal human range of hearing
infrasound sounds with frequencies below the human range of hearing
larynx where your vocal cords are located
Doppler effect the change in frequency of a wave as it source moves in relation to an observer
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