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Wave Test

Test 12/17

a disturbance or variation which travels through a medium Wave
the matter a wave travels through Medium
a disturbance that travels through some material or substance called the medium of the wave Mechanical Wave
wave (as a radio wave or wave of light) that travels at the speed of light and consists of a combined electric and magnetic effect Electromagnetic Wave
a moving wave that consists of oscillations occurring perpendicular to the direction of energy transfer Transverse Wave
waves that have the same direction of oscillations or vibrations along or parallel to their direction of travel Longitudinal Wave
the magnitude of change Amplitude
the distance over which the wave's shape repeats Wavelength
the number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time Frequency
the point on a wave with the maximum value or upward displacement within a cycle Crest
the opposite of a crest, so the minimum or lowest point in a cycle Trough
where the medium is at rest Normal (rest position)
Created by: heatherisawesome