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the part of a sound wave where molecules are spread apart
refraction
a boundary where cold air moves in under a mass of warm air
cold front
the ability of the atmosphere to let in sunlight but not to let heat escape
greenhouse effect
a very large swirling storm with very low pressure at the center
hurricane
a back and forth movement
vibration
a violent whirling wind that moves across the ground in a narrow path
tornado
the part of a sound wave where molecules are crowded together
compression
a front formed where a cold front moves in under a warm front
occluded front
the number of times an object vibrates per second
frequency
an unmoving front where a cold air mass and a warm air mass meet
stationary front
a vibration that spreads away from a vibrating sound
sound wave
the most common severe storm, formed in cummulonimbus clouds
thunderstorm
a unit for measuring frequency
hertz
a boundary between air masses with different temperatures
front
a unit for measuring loudness
decibel
a large region of the atmosphere where the air has similar properties throughout
air mass
anything that takes up space
matter
the average weather pattrn of a region
climate
how high or low a sound is
pitch
a balance between energy lost and energy gained
radiative balance
a great rise of the sea along a shore caused by low pressure
storm surge
a boundary where warm air moves in over a mass of cold air
warm front