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A description of how high or low the sound seems to a person
A set of notes that combine in patterns that are pleasing
Guitar and violin are examples of these instruments
The amount of energy a sound wave carries per second through a unit area
When the echoes of a sound are heard after the sound source stops producing sound waves
The lowest natural frequency of an object
The ability of a material to bounce back after being disturbed
A fluid filled cavity shaped like a snail shell in the ear
Gas, solid, liquid are the three types of these that sound can travel through
brass and woodwind instruments are in this category of instruments
The object's highest natural frequencies
A disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave
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In cold temperatures this is how sound travels
A reflected sound wave
How much matter there is in a given volume
The study of how sounds interact with each other and the environment
The change in frequency of a wave as its source moves in relation to an observer
Sound with frequencies below the human range of hearing
These three bones make up the smallest bones in your body- hammer, stirrup
Sound waves make this vibrate in the ear
Where the vocal cords are located
This affects the sound quality of a musical instrument by increasing the loudness of certain overtones
Describes your perception of the energy of a sound
Sound waves with frequencies above the normal human range of hearing

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Created Feb 20, 2012ReportNominate
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