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Sound

TermDefinition
Sound A disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave.
Elasticity The ability of a material to bounce back after being disturbed.
Intensity The amount of energy a sound wave carries per second through a unit area.
Pitch How high or low a sound is.
Interference When two or more sound waves interact.
Acoustics How well sounds can be heard in a particular room.
Ear Canal Where sound waves enter the ear.
Eardrum A tightly stretched membrane at the end of the ear canal.
Cochlea A liquid-filled cavity in the inner ear.
Sonar A system of detecting reflected sound waves.
Echolocation The use of sound waves by bats and dolphins to locate food and other objects.
Ultrasound Sound waves with frequencies above 20,000 Hz.
Infrasound Sound waves with frequencies below the normal range of human hearing.
Echo A reflected sound wave.
Sonogram A picture of the inside of the human body produced by ultrasound.
Doppler Effect The change in frequency of a wave produced by a moving source.
Density The amount of mass there is in a given amount of space.
Created by: sikkwl