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A type of wave which oscillations travel parallel to the direction of energy travel
Longitudinal
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A type of wave which oscillations travel perpendicular to the direction of energy travel
Transverse
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What occurs when light bounces off a surface
Reflection
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What occurs when light bends as it passes through one medium to another
Refraction
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What occurs when waves spread through a gap or around an obstacle
Diffraction
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One complete wave (cycle)
Wavelength
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A piece of equipment used to measure the oscillations of a wave
Oscilloscope
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The distance between the normal and the peak/trough of a wave
Amplitude
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An average reflection machanism
Plane mirror
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A space which does not contain any particles whatsoever
Vacuum
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A type of wave which oscillations travel perpendicular to the direction of energy travel

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What occurs when light bounces off a surface

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What occurs when light bends as it passes through one medium to another

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What occurs when waves spread through a gap or around an obstacle

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