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26.23: W

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
wavelength \begin{align*}(\lambda)\end{align*}
the length of a single wave from peak to peak (crest to crest or trough to trough)
wave-particle duality
the concept that all matter and energy exhibit both wave-like and particle-like properties
weak acid
acid that does not completely dissociate in water
weak base
base that does not completely dissociate in water
weight
the force of attraction between the object and the earth (or whatever large, gravity-producing body the object is located on)
work
force (any push or pull) applied over a distance

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