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

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Created Feb 20, 2012ReportNominate
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