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