Term Category: Acoustics
Sound is compression and rarefaction within a medium, or more commonly the movement together and apart of air molecules. It has four main properties: frequency, amplitude, spectral envelope, and duration (McCoy). In air, sound travels at about 350 meters per second or about 761 miles (1,234 km) per hour.
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