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A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another is called a what? Kinetic Energy
mechanical waves are created when a source of energy causes the medium to what? vibrate
the speed of a wave is its wave length multiplied by what? frequency
the bending of waves due to change in speed is called what? refraction
the bending of waves around the edge of a barrier is known as what diffraction
the interaction between two waves that meet is called interference
waves that combine to make a wave with larger amplitude in a processes called what? constructive interference
when an incoming wave combines with a reflected wave in such a way that the combined wave appears to be standing still the result is a what? longitudinal wave
what occurs when vibrations traveling through an object match the natural frequency? standing wave
a wave travels through a medium because resonance
mechanical vanes are classified according to what? how they move
frequency is measured in what? hertz
when a wave hits a surface through witch it cannot pass and bounces back it undergoes what? reflection
waves combined to produce a smaller or zero-amplitude wave in a process called what? amplitude
why do we see lightning from a distance storm before we hear it because light travels after than speed
compression and rare fractions are characteristics of what type of wave? longitudinal
the distance between two consecutive crests of a wave is called the what? wave length
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