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Nature of Sound Chapter 2 sec 1-2
back-and-forth motion of an object
A longitudinal wave that is caused by vibrations and that travels through a material medium.
made of compressions and rarefactions. - like a SLINKY
is any substance that a wave can travel
ringing in the ears, a common type of hearing loss
loudness of sounds
how high or low the sound
seems to be
wave is the number of compressions or rarefactions
produced in a certain amount of time
Sounds with frequencies too high for people to hear
a change in the pitch of a
sound you hear that is caused by motion - like a police car siren as it passes you
a measure of how well the
sound can be heard
a measure of how far particles move when the wave
unit to measure loudness.
a device that can produce graphs to
represent sound waves