Longitudinal waves, also known as "l-waves", are waves in which the
displacement of the medium is in the same direction as, or the opposite direction
to, the ... More »
Compression-wave definition, a shock wave that compresses the medium
through which it is transmitted. See more.
a longitudinal wave (as a sound wave) propagated by the elastic compression of
the medium —called also compression wave. ADVERTISEMENT ...
This lesson will define longitudinal (or compression) waves, discuss the names
for various features and parts of a longitudinal wave, and go...
(General Physics) a wave that is propagated in the same direction as the
displacement of the transmitting medium. Compare transverse wave · Collins
compression wave definition: ... ... A wave propagated by means of the
compression of a fluid, such as a sound ... How would you define compression
Feb 6, 2014 ... A coiled spring that is compressed at one end and then released experiences a
wave of compression that travels its length, followed by a ...
In some areas of the wave the molecules get bunched together. This is called
compression. In other areas the molecules become spread out. This is called ...
Compression and rarefaction. However instead of crests and troughs,
longitudinal waves have compressions and rarefactions. Definition 1:
A compression is a point on a medium through which a longitudinal wave is
traveling that has the maximum density. A region where the coils are spread