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Why standing waves are called standing?

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    Because the peaks and valleys of wave motion do not move. Only the vibrating medium moves, at the frequency of the wave.

    Standing waves are caused by a pair of matched (amplitude/frequency) travelling waves moving in opposite directions.

    I will try to find a website with an illustration or video of what is meant

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