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# The highest part of a wave is called its?

Updated: 8/11/2023

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A crest is the point on a wave with the greatest positive value or upward displacement in a cycle. A trough is the opposite of a crest.

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The highest part of the wave is called the crest. The lowest part of the is called the trough or valley which is between two waves.

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### What is the highest pint of the transverse wave called?

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### What is the bottom of a wave and a top of a wave called?

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### What are the highest points on a standing wave called?

When the trough of a wave and the crest of a different wave meet, the waves cancel completely. This is called destructive interference.

### What is called low point of the waves?

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### What is the highest point on a standing wave called?

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