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a line in space that matches the direction of the flow of radiant energy
a change in the direction of a wave when the wave finds an obstacle or an edge, such as an opening
the highest point of a transverse wave
in optics, a system that consists of two or more plane surfaces of a transparent solid at an angle with each other
the rate at which energy flows through a given area of space
an observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source or observer is moving
a unit or quantum of light
any sound wave with frequencies higher than 20,000 Hz
an image from which light rays appear to diverge, even though they are not focused there; cannot be projected on a screen
a transparent object that refracts light waves such that they converge or diverge to create an image
the maximum distance that the particles of a wave's medium vibrate from their rest positions
a superposition of two or more waves that produces an intensity equal to the difference of the intensities of the individual waves, also known as cancellation
the bending of a wave front as the wave front passes between two substances in which the speed of the wave differs
a wave that consists of oscillating electric and magnetic fields, which radiate outward at the speed of light
a wave in hich the particles of the medium move perpendicularly to the direction the wave is traveling
a longitudinal wave that is caused by vibrations and that travels through a material medium
sound navigation and ranging, a system that uses acoustic signals and echoes to determine the location of objects or to communicate
the number of cycles or vibrations per unit of time; also the number of waves produced in a given amount of time
in physics, the time that it takes a complete cycle or wave oscillation to occur
the bouncing back of a ray of light, sound, or heat when the ray hits a surface that it does not go through
DefinitionTermHolt Science Spectrum page number
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel to the direction of wave motion
a pattern of vibration that simulates a wave that is standing still
in optics, the process of separating a wave (such as white light) of different frequencies into its individual component waves (the different colors)
slow vibrations of frequencies lower than 20 Hz
radio detection and ranging, a system that uses reflected radio waves to determine the velocity and location of objects
The electromagnetic spectrum, in order of lowest to highest energy (separate
a phenomenon that occurs when two objects naturally vibrate at the same frequency
point of highest pressure in a longitudinal wave
the distance from any point on a wave to an identical point on the next wave
the lowest point of a transverse wave
order of parts of the middle ear through which sound waves are propagated (separated by a comma)
the increase of an object’s apparent size by using lenses or mirrors
a measure of how high or low a sound is perceived to be, depending on the frequency of the sound wave
the combination of two or more waves that results in a single wave
a superposition of two or more waves that produces an intensity equal to the sum of the intensities of the individual waves; also known as reinforcement
point of lowest pressure in a longitudinal wave
an image that is formed by the intersection of light rays; this type of image can be projected on a screen
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
a physical environment in which phenomena occur

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