amanda’s sound word list

Question Answer
Sound a vibration of air
Wave repeating pattern
Wave length distance between waves
Loudness how much sound energy
Loudness wave height
Amplitude wave height; loudness measure
Decibels Amplitude, wave height, loudness measure
Wave description a series of compressions and rarefactions
Frequency number of waves hitting you per second, Hertz
High frequency more waves per second, higher pitch, compressions father apart
Low frequency less waves per second, lower pitch, compressions closer together

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