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Seitz Sound

Sound

QuestionAnswer
What is the distance between the crest of one wave to the crest of the next wave? Wavelength
What is the distance from the midline to the crest of a wave? Amplitude
What is the unit used to measure voice frequency? Hertz
What is the form of energy that travels through matter in the form of waves? Sound
What is the number of waves produced in a unit of time? Frequency
What is the highness and lowness of a sound? Pitch
What is the back and forth movement of matter? Vibration
What is reflected sound? Echo
What is the loudness and softness of a sound called? Volume
What do you call the material through which sound travels? Medium
What do you call space with no matter? This is a place where sound is unable to travel. Vacuum
What is the part of a longitudinal wave where the coils are spread out? (Like a slinky when it is pulled apart) Rarefraction
What is the part of a longitudinal wave where the coils are close together called? (Like a slinky when it is pushed together). Compression
What is the measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures the distances in terms of time for the echo of the pulse to return? Sonar
Name the state of matter that has a definite shape and size. Solid
Name the state of matter that has a definite size, but no definite shape. Liquid
Name the state of matter that has no definite size and no definite shape. Gas
Created by: Seitz