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a rythmic disturbance that carries energy
wave
the substance that carries the wave
medium
measurement from crest to crest
wavelength
# of waves per second
frequency
height of the wave above the rest point
amplitude
percerption of change in frequency
pitch
wavelength symbol
lambda
connects middle ear to throat
eustachian tube
distance=
speed x time
uses echoes to find things in the ocean
sonar
amount of energy in a wave, we precieve this as loudness
intensity
the brains percerption of intensity
loudness
measures loudness
decible scale
a frequency too high for an organism to hear
ultrasound
frequencies too low for an organism to hear
infrasound