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Music Term: Wavelength

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

Wavelength


Definition and background:

Sound that passes through air it produces a wavelike motion of compression and Parefaction. Wavelength is the distance between two identical positions in the cycle or wave. Similar to ripples or waves produced by dropping two stones in water. Length of sound wave varies with frequency. Low frequency equals longer wavelengths.

The length of one cycle in feet, inches, etc.


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