Can Sound Be Refracted?

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Sound is refracted when it passes through different mediums changing the speed and wavelength of the waves. It is normally most evident in situations in which the sound wave passes through a medium with gradually varying properties.
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Sound can be refracted, this happens when sound travels from less dens medium to a denser medium or vice versa. This causes sound to travel an angle other than 90 degrees hence bending. It is this bending that is referred to as refraction.
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