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Rarefaction, Compression

  1. Jan 23, 2005 #1


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    Just some pronunciation...
    "The medium was rarefactive or compressive"
    Is that the right way to say it???
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  3. Jan 23, 2005 #2


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    I think you should say "rarefied", and "compressible"
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