the highest part of a wave. The curved tops or ridges fo an oscillating wave
the lowest part of a wave, between successive crests.
curved or bulged outward
curved inward, creating a hollow space
distance travelled per unit time; how long it takes for one wavelength to pass a given point
the number of back and forth cycles per second, in a wave or wave-like process.
the distance measured from crest to crest of one complete wave or cycle
a wave in which the vibrations of the medium are perpendicular to the direction the wave is moving
a wave in which the individual particles of a medium vibrate back and forth in the direction in whihc the wave travels