Waves Vocabulary - Chpt 5
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by Rosie Castle
| 17 Questions
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Electromagnetic waves are
A form of energy that can move through the vacuum of space.
The emission of electrons from a metal when light shines on the metal
Radio waves with the shortest wavelengths and the highest frequencies
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest frequencies
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electromagnetic radiation is
an image that shows regions of different temperatures in different colors
The emission of electrons from a metal when light shines on the metal
a form of energy that exhibits wavelike behavior as it travels through space
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than visible light, but longer than x-rays
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polarized light is
Radio waves with the shortest wavelengths and the highest frequencies
light that vibrates in only one direction
an image that shows regions of different temperatures in different colors
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest frequencies
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photoelectric effect is
A method of transmitting signals by changing the amplitude of a wave.
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest frequencies
The emission of electrons from a metal when light shines on the metal
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than visible light, but longer than x-rays
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photon is
an image that shows regions of different temperatures in different colors
A method of transmitting signals by changing the amplitude of a wave.
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than visible light, but longer than x-rays
A particle of electromagnetic radiation with no mass that carries a quantum of energy
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electromagnetic spectrum is
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest frequencies
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than visible light, but longer than x-rays
A method of transmitting signals by changing the frequency of a wave
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radio waves are
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest frequencies
A method of transmitting signals by changing the frequency of a wave
A method of transmitting signals by changing the amplitude of a wave.
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than visible light, but longer than x-rays
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microwaves are
shorter wavelengths and the higher frequencies than radio waves
A method of transmitting signals by changing the amplitude of a wave.
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
A method of transmitting signals by changing the frequency of a wave
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radar is
The emission of electrons from a metal when light shines on the metal
a system that uses reflected radio waves to detect objects and measure their distance and speed
A particle of electromagnetic radiation with no mass that carries a quantum of energy
A method of transmitting signals by changing the amplitude of a wave.
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infrared rays are
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than microwaves and higher frequencies and more energy than microwaves.
A method of transmitting signals by changing the amplitude of a wave.
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
A method of transmitting signals by changing the frequency of a wave
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thermogram is
A method of transmitting signals by changing the amplitude of a wave.
an image that shows regions of different temperatures in different colors
A method of transmitting signals by changing the frequency of a wave
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
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visible light is
The emission of electrons from a metal when light shines on the metal
a system that uses reflected radio waves to detect objects and measure their distance and speed
Electromagnetic radiation that can be seen with the unaided eye
A particle of electromagnetic radiation with no mass that carries a quantum of energy
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ultraviolet rays are
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than microwaves and higher frequencies and more energy than microwaves.
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than visible light, but longer than x-rays
A method of transmitting signals by changing the frequency of a wave
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x-rays are
A particle of electromagnetic radiation with no mass that carries a quantum of energy
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than ultraviolet rays, but longer than gamma rays
a system that uses reflected radio waves to detect objects and measure their distance and speed
Electromagnetic radiation that can be seen with the unaided eye
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gamma rays are
The emission of electrons from a metal when light shines on the metal
Electromagnetic radiation that can be seen with the unaided eye
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
Electromagnetic waves with the shortest wavelengths and highest frequencies
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amplitude modulation is
a system that uses reflected radio waves to detect objects and measure their distance and speed
an image that shows regions of different temperatures in different colors
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than microwaves and higher frequencies and more energy than microwaves.
A method of transmitting signals by changing the amplitude of a wave.
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frequency modulation is
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than microwaves and higher frequencies and more energy than microwaves.
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
A method of transmitting signals by changing the frequency of a wave
A particle of electromagnetic radiation with no mass that carries a quantum of energy
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