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