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waves

TermDefinition
Waves Rhythmic destruction transfers energy not matter
Mechanical Need a medium, speed- solid>water>gas, can not travel through space
Electromagnetic Need no medium, travels trough space, speed-gas>water>solid
Transverse Matter moves at right angles to the detection of the wave
Wave length The length form one crest to another or from one trougth to another
Crest the top of a transverse wave
Trough the bottom of a transverse wave
Amplitude the length from the base line to the crest or the trough
Compressional matter moves in the same direction as energy
Rarefaction the lines fare apart in compressional
Compression the line close together in compressional
Reflected bounces off an object
Transmitted goes through an object
Absorbed an object souks up something
Opaque shows no light
Translucent shows some light
Transparent show all light
Nuclear reaction a big bang that a jet plain makes that can brak your ear drums
Created by: aaguilar2