P1G GLOSSARY

ALL THE WORDS YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR P1G SINGLE SCIENCE, OCR BOARD - HIGHER TIER, PHYSICS

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Amplitude ­ the distance of a crest of a wave from its rest
position
Crest ­ the highest point reached by a wave in a cycle
Lasers ­ device which emits electromagnetic waves, all with the
same frequency and direction
Morse code ­ alphanumeric code made from long and short pulses
Trough ­ the lowest point reached by a wave in a cycle
Transverse waves ­ type of wave which produces oscillations at
right angles to its direction of travel
Wavelength ­ distance between adjacent crests ( or troughs )
along a wave

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