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10 Cards in this Set

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waves that use matter to transfer energy
mechanical wave
rhythmic disturbance that carries energy
wave
wave in which matter in the medium moves in the same direction as the wave
compressional wave
example of a compressional wave
sound wave
example of a mechanical wave
water wave
the matter in the medium moves up and down or back and forth at right angles to the direction the wave travels
transverse wave
waves that do not require matter to carry energy
electromagnetic wave
ripples on the surface of a pond
mechanical wave
the matter through which a mechanical wave travels
medium
vibration of vocal chords creates this
sound wave