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9th Week 27 Vocab

TermDefinition
Refine Reduce to a pure state
Colleague An associate that one works with
Relevant Having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue
Commence Set in motion, cause to start
Forthcoming At ease in talking to others
Compile Get or gather together
Hence From that fact or reason or as a result
Impede Be a hindrance or obstacle to
Sequential In regular succession without gaps
Inclination The act of bending forward
Reflection the bouncing back of a wave when it meets a surface or boundary
Diffraction change in the direction of a wave when the wave finds an obstacle or an edge, such as an opening.
Refraction The bending of waves when they pass from one medium into another
Constructive Interference When two waves overlap, the result is a wave whose amplitude is increased.
Destructive Interference When the crest of one wave meets the trough of another wave, the resulting wave has a smaller amplitude than the larger of the two waves
Sonar a system that uses reflected sound waves for measurement and can measure large distances
Infrasound Any sound below 20-20,000 Hz
Ultrasound Any sound above 20-20,000 Hz
Resonance when two objects naturally vibrate at the same frequency
Electromagnetic Spectrum waves at all possible energies, frequencies, and wavelengths.
Created by: Mason_Science