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Sound at frequencies above the audible range, namely above 20 kHz, audible only to various non-human species. Because of its very short WAVELENGTH in the megahertz range, ultrasound is used as a safe alternative to X-ray photography in medical diagnosis. Ultrasound scanning is sometimes called sonography.
Any VIBRATION in the air or other medium, some types of which are able to cause a sensation of hearing.
The stage that a particle in vibration has reached in its CYCLE. Particles are in phase when they are at the same stage in the cycle at the same time, and out of phase when they are at opposite stages. Phase is measured by the angle of rotation, in degrees or radians.
Timbre or tone QUALITY is determined by the behaviour in time of the FREQUENCY content or SPECTRUM of a sound, including its TRANSIENTs which are extremely important for the identification of timbre.