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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longitudinal_wave

Longitudinal waves are waves in which the displacement of the medium is in the same direction as, or the opposite direction to, the direction of propagation of ...

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Transverse Waves. For transverse waves the displacement of the medium is perpendicular to the direction of propagation of the wave. A ripple on a pond and a ...

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Compression wave definition, a shock wave that compresses the medium through which it is transmitted. See more.

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compressional%20wave

Define compressional wave: a longitudinal wave (such as a sound wave) propagated by the elastic compression of the medium —called also compression …

www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/waves/wavemotion.html

In a longitudinal wave the particle displacement is parallel to the direction of wave propagation. The animation at right shows a one-dimensional longitudinal  ...

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This lesson will define longitudinal (or compression) waves, discuss the names for various features and parts of a longitudinal wave, and go...

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What comes to mind when you think of a wave? Chances are your mental image takes the form of a transverse wave. But, longitudinal waves are just as...

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On this basis, these are classified mainly in two types that are longitudinal, transverse, and surface waves. Here we are discussing the longitudinal waves, ...

www.britannica.com/science/longitudinal-wave

longitudinal wave: Wave consisting of a periodic disturbance or vibration that takes place in the same direction as the advance of the wave. A coiled spring that  ...