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Physical Science- Waves Vocabulary:
wave
medium
transverse waves
compressional waves
- a wave is a traveling disturbance that transfers energy thr…
a medium is the material a wave travels through (resting line…
- a transverse wave is a type of wave that moves up and down.…
a compressional wave is a type of wave that moves back and fo…
wave
- a wave is a traveling disturbance that transfers energy thr…
medium
a medium is the material a wave travels through (resting line…
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Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
16 terms
Physical Science B Waves Vocabulary
Reflection
Constructive Interference
Destructive Interference
Rarefaction
When you look in the mirror you see this.
When two waves combine to make a larger wave it is called this.
When two waves combine to make a smaller waves it is called t…
Area of a longitudinal wave where the particles are far apart.
Reflection
When you look in the mirror you see this.
Constructive Interference
When two waves combine to make a larger wave it is called this.
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Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
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Physical Science: Waves and Sound Vocabulary
wave
medium
transverse wave (parts)
longitudinal wave (parts)
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
material through which a wave travels
a wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
a wave that moves the medium parallel to the direction in whi…
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
medium
material through which a wave travels
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
Physical Science-Waves
wave
medium
mechanical
nonmechanical
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
waves that must have a medium (example-sound)
waves that do not need a medium (example-light)
wave
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
medium
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
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Physical Science - Waves Vocabulary
Wave
Medium
Mechanical Wave
Vibration
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
A substance that makes the transfer of energy from one place…
Produced when a source of energy causes a medium to vibrate.
Something that moves back and forth.
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
Medium
A substance that makes the transfer of energy from one place…
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Physical Science; Waves Vocabulary
Wave
Medium
Mechanical Wave
Transverse Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another…
A substance through which a wave moves.
A wave, such as a sound wave or a seismic wave, that transfer…
A type of in which the disturbance moves at right angles, or…
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another…
Medium
A substance through which a wave moves.
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Physical Science - Waves Vocabulary
amplitude
compressional wave
crest
diffraction
a measure of the energy carried by a wave
type of wave where the matter in the medium moves back and fo…
highest point of a transverse wave
describes the bending of waves around a barrier/passing throu…
amplitude
a measure of the energy carried by a wave
compressional wave
type of wave where the matter in the medium moves back and fo…
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Physical Science: Waves and Sound Vocabulary
wave
medium
transverse wave (parts)
longitudinal wave (parts)
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
material through which a wave travels
a wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
a wave that moves the medium parallel to the direction in whi…
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
medium
material through which a wave travels
16 terms
Physical Science-Waves
wave
medium
mechanical
nonmechanical
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
waves that must have a medium (example-sound)
waves that do not need a medium (example-light)
wave
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
medium
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
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Physical Science - Unit F (Waves) Vocabulary (16)
Transverse Wave
Light Wave
Compression Wave
Sound Wave
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
electromagnetic waves with a shorter wavelength/I remember th…
Wave that the particles move backwards and forwards in the sa…
a wave of compression and rarefaction, by which sound is prop…
Transverse Wave
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
Light Wave
electromagnetic waves with a shorter wavelength/I remember th…
19 terms
Physical Science Chapter 9- Waves
wave
medium
mechanical waves
transverse wave
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy through matter…
matter through which a wave travels
waves that can only travel through matter
particles in the medium move back and forth at right angles t…
wave
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy through matter…
medium
matter through which a wave travels
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wave vocabulary physical science
wave
medium
transvese
crest
...
...
...
highest point on a wave
wave
...
medium
...
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Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
17 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
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Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
12 terms
Physical Science: Wave Vocabulary
Wavelength
Amplitude
Frequency
Crest
The distance between any two repeating points on a wave.
The distance of oscillation from the middle lane.
The number of waves per second. This is calculated my measuri…
The highest point on the wave.
Wavelength
The distance between any two repeating points on a wave.
Amplitude
The distance of oscillation from the middle lane.
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Physical Science: Waves
a wave
a medium
mechanical wave
Examples of mechanical wave
is a disturbance that carries energy through matter and space.
is a solid, liquid or gas through which a wave travel.
is a wave that required a medium.
1) Electromagnetic wave ... 2) Light wave
a wave
is a disturbance that carries energy through matter and space.
a medium
is a solid, liquid or gas through which a wave travel.
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Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
12 terms
Physical Science: Waves and Sound Vocabulary
wave
medium
transverse wave (parts)
longitudinal wave (parts)
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
material through which a wave travels
a wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
a wave that moves the medium parallel to the direction in whi…
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
medium
material through which a wave travels
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TCS Physical Science - Waves
medium
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
transverse wave
a physical enviorment in which a phenomena occur
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
a wave that consists of oscillation electric and magnetic fie…
a wave in which the particles of the medium move perpenducula…
medium
a physical enviorment in which a phenomena occur
mechanical wave
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
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Physical Science - Waves & Sound
Amplitude
Beats
Bow Wave
Doppler Effect
For a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on either s…
A series of alternate reinforcements and cancellations produc…
The V-shaped wave produced by an object moving across a liqui…
The change in frequency of wave motion resulting from motion…
Amplitude
For a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on either s…
Beats
A series of alternate reinforcements and cancellations produc…
16 terms
Physical Science B Waves Vocabulary
Reflection
Constructive Interference
Destructive Interference
Rarefaction
When you look in the mirror you see this.
When two waves combine to make a larger wave it is called this.
When two waves combine to make a smaller waves it is called t…
Area of a longitudinal wave where the particles are far apart.
Reflection
When you look in the mirror you see this.
Constructive Interference
When two waves combine to make a larger wave it is called this.
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Physical Science: Waves and Sound Vocabulary
wave
medium
transverse wave (parts)
longitudinal wave (parts)
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
material through which a wave travels
a wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
a wave that moves the medium parallel to the direction in whi…
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
medium
material through which a wave travels
19 terms
Physical Science Chapter 9- Waves
wave
medium
mechanical waves
transverse wave
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy through matter…
matter through which a wave travels
waves that can only travel through matter
particles in the medium move back and forth at right angles t…
wave
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy through matter…
medium
matter through which a wave travels
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Waves Physical Science-revised
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
16 terms
Physical Science-Waves
wave
medium
mechanical
nonmechanical
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
waves that must have a medium (example-sound)
waves that do not need a medium (example-light)
wave
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
medium
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
17 terms
Physical Science Waves
Wavelength
Transverse Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Longitudinal Wave Graphic
The distance from crest to crest or trough to trough
Moves perpendicular to the direction the wave is traveling
Moves parallel to the direction of the wave motion
Also shown as....
Wavelength
The distance from crest to crest or trough to trough
Transverse Wave
Moves perpendicular to the direction the wave is traveling
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Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
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Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
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Honors Physical Science: Waves
wave
mechanical
electromagnetic
medium
a disturbance that carries energy
a wave that requires and medium
a wave that does not require a medium
a material that a wave passes through
wave
a disturbance that carries energy
mechanical
a wave that requires and medium
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Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
trough
crest
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
highest point (peak) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
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Waves-8th Physical Science
amplitude
compression
crest
diffraction
-Maximum distance a wave varies from its rest position
part of a longitudinal wave where the wave pushes matter clos…
The highest point on a transverse wave
A change in the direction of a wave when the wave finds an ob…
amplitude
-Maximum distance a wave varies from its rest position
compression
part of a longitudinal wave where the wave pushes matter clos…
Physical Science-Waves review intervention
wave
medium
mechanical
nonmechanical
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
waves that must have a medium (example-sound)
waves that do not need a medium (example-light)
wave
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
medium
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
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Physical Science labeling waves
waves are created by a
what type of wave that is perpendicula…
number of wave at a certain time
bottom of a wave
disturbance
transverse wave
frequency
trough
waves are created by a
disturbance
what type of wave that is perpendicula…
transverse wave
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2016 Waves Physical Science quiz review
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
17 terms
Waves Physical Science 2
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
12 terms
Unit 8 WAVES/Physical Science
Wave
Medium
Wavelength
Frequency
disturbance that carries energy from place to place.
matter that the wave travels through) air, water, ground). Wa…
length of one complete wave cycle.
number of wavelengths, or cycles, per second. It is measured…
Wave
disturbance that carries energy from place to place.
Medium
matter that the wave travels through) air, water, ground). Wa…
17 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
12 terms
Physical Science WAVES
Mechanical Waves
Medium
Crest
Trough
disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to a…
the material through which a wave travels(Solids,Liquids, and…
the highest point of the wave above the rest position
the lowest point of the wave below the rest position
Mechanical Waves
disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to a…
Medium
the material through which a wave travels(Solids,Liquids, and…
20 terms
Physical Science-Sharpe-Waves
Waves
Mechanical Waves
Electromagnetic Waves
Energy Transfer
-A disturbance that carries energy through matter or space... -T…
-A wave that requires a medium through which to travel... -A med…
-A wave that consists of oscillating electric and magnetic fi…
-Waves spread out in circles that get bigger and bigger as th…
Waves
-A disturbance that carries energy through matter or space... -T…
Mechanical Waves
-A wave that requires a medium through which to travel... -A med…
12 terms
TAG Physical Science: Waves
Transverse Waves
Longitudinal Waves
Amplitude
Frequency
Waves in which the particles vibrate with an up and down moti…
The particles of the medium vibrate back and forth along the…
The maximum distance the wave vibrates from rest position. If…
The number of waves produced in a given amount of time.
Transverse Waves
Waves in which the particles vibrate with an up and down moti…
Longitudinal Waves
The particles of the medium vibrate back and forth along the…
22 terms
7th physical science waves vocabulary Ed.
frequency
wavelength
Electromagnetic waves
Mechanical waves(Sound wave)
the number of wavelengths that pass a fixed point each second…
distance between one point on a wave and the nearest point ju…
waves created by vibrating electric charges, can travel throu…
wave that is not capable of transmitting its energy through a…
frequency
the number of wavelengths that pass a fixed point each second…
wavelength
distance between one point on a wave and the nearest point ju…
35 terms
Physical Science: Waves and Sound
echo
sonic boom
doppler effect
node
a reflection of sound
when an object moves faster than speed of sound; huge pressur…
when an objects moves towards or away from you
the minimum amplitude of a longitudinal wave
echo
a reflection of sound
sonic boom
when an object moves faster than speed of sound; huge pressur…
19 terms
TCS Physical Science - Waves
medium
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
transverse wave
a physical enviorment in which a phenomena occur
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
a wave that consists of oscillation electric and magnetic fie…
a wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
medium
a physical enviorment in which a phenomena occur
mechanical wave
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
76 terms
Waves - Physical Science
Wave
Medium
Mechanical Waves
Tranverse
a disturbance that carries energy through matter or empty spa…
the matter through which a wave travels
waves that require a medium through which to travel
Waves that travel perpendicular (up and down) to the particle…
Wave
a disturbance that carries energy through matter or empty spa…
Medium
the matter through which a wave travels
29 terms
RLCA Physical Science: Types of Waves
vibrate
direction
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
to move back and forth quickly
the line or course along which something moves
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
vibrate
to move back and forth quickly
direction
the line or course along which something moves
Physical Science Chapter 12 Periodic Motion and Waves
periodic motion
rest position
amplitude
cycle
recurring back-and-forth or cyclical motion of a system in a…
the position of an oscillating system exactly half way betwee…
the maximum displacement from the rest position of a system e…
one complete back-and-forth motion or rotation in periodic mo…
periodic motion
recurring back-and-forth or cyclical motion of a system in a…
rest position
the position of an oscillating system exactly half way betwee…
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