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Waves Key wordsshort

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What do waves carry from one place to another? Energy
What word describes how waves behave when they bounce off a boundary? reflection
How many groups can waves be classified into? two
What types of wave is produced by vibrations that are perpendicular to the direction of the wave? Transverse
What type of wave is produced by vibrations that are parallel to the direction of the wave? Longitudinal
What term desscribes how many waves are produced per second? Frequency
What is the distance between two successive crests called? Wavelength
What type of wave is sound? Longitudinal
What type of wave is light? Transverse
Created by: Susan E Casey