sound wave

sound wave
Synonyms and related words:
amplitude, antinode, auditory effect, auditory phenomenon, crest, de Broglie wave, diffraction, electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, frequency, frequency band, frequency spectrum, guided wave, in phase, interference, light, longitudinal wave, loudness, mechanical wave, node, noise, out of phase, period, periodic wave, phone, radio wave, ray, reinforcement, resonance, resonance frequency, seismic wave, shock wave, sonance, sound, sound intensity level, sound propagation, speech sound, surface wave, tidal wave, transverse wave, trough, ultrasound, wave, wave equation, wave motion, wave number, wavelength

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