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Elastic waves that can travel through a continuum/siesmic waves with highest velocity/longitudinal pressure waves that can travel through molten outer core
Lower threshold of human hearing in decibels
Motion of element is perpendicular to direction of wave travel
Pulsation caused by combination of 2 sound waves of slightly different frequencies
Motion of element is parallel to direction of wave travel
Lower limit of human hearing in Hertz
Wave that remains in constant position/occurs when medium is moving in opposite direction of wave or in stationary medium due to interference to two waves in opposite direction
When a wave (electromagnetic, sound, or other) strikes a medium & only reflection occurs (no refraction)/only occurs when going from medium w/higher refractive index to lower index
Upper limit of human hearing in Hertz
Elastic wave/transverse siesmic shear waves that arrive second on seismograph/cannot travel through molten outer core
Location on wave where displacement is maximum
Interference between two waves that are in-phase with each other/increases amplitude
Approximate decibel value of a jet taking off/considered the threshold of pain
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Low point of a wave
Equal to the absolute value of the difference in frequency of two waves
Point where longitudinal wave has maximum density
List the 3 states of matter in order though which sound travels fastest to slowest
Magnitude of maximum displacement from equilibrium position
Interference between two waves that are opposite-phase with each other/results in cancellation of amplitude
Reciprocal of period/measured in Hertz
High point of a wave
Location on wave where displacement is zero
Phenomenon that occurs when two waves meet
Point where longitudinal wave has least density
Principle of physics that allows analysis of the meeting of 2 or more waves
Time it takes for wave to complete 1 full cycle

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