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What is longitudinal wave? - Physics

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What is longitudinal wave?

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Longitudinal wave: The wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate about their mean positions in the direction of propagation of sound is called longitudinal wave. Such a wave can be produced in solids, liquids as well as gases.

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Selina Concise Physics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 7 Sound
Short/Long Answer questions | Q 2 | Page 136
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