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Acoustics

Of or pertaining to the study of mechanical waves in all stages of matter including sounds, vibration, ultrasounds, and infrasound.

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feedback

Physics; Acoustics

Sound that comes out of a speaker and is picked up by a microphone and returned to the amplifier is a form of feedback.

radio

Physics; Acoustics

The equipment used to send and receive radio waves that carry information, especially in the form of sound.

Doppler effect

Physics; Acoustics

The change in the frequency of light or sound waves that occurs when the source of the sound or light is moving toward or away from the person.

echo

Physics; Acoustics

A sound that is heard more than once because its sound waves bounce off a surface.

echolocation

Physics; Acoustics

A system in some animals, such as bats and dolphins, for locating objects using sound waves.

harmonic wave

Physics; Acoustics

Periodic wave containing only one frequency component.

harmonic wave

Physics; Acoustics

Periodic wave containing only one frequency component.

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