Subject wave
Predicate need
Object medium
Modality
Modality Occurrences
some[subj/sound] 4
some[subj/mechanical] 3
some[subj/longitudinal] 2
some[subj/a longitudinal] 1
some[subj/a mechanical] 1
some[subj/electromagnetic] 4
some[subj/light] 2
Polarity POSITIVE
Plausibility 1.0000
Neighborhood Sigma 0.8227
Local Sigma 0.2082
Example Sentences
Sentence Occurrences Source
waves need a medium 4 Google Autocomplete
sound waves need a medium 2 Google Autocomplete
sound waves need a medium through which to travel 2 Google Autocomplete
mechanical waves need a medium 2 Google Autocomplete
longitudinal waves need a medium 2 Google Autocomplete
mechanical waves need medium 1 Google Autocomplete
a longitudinal wave need a medium 1 Google Autocomplete
a wave need a medium 1 Google Autocomplete
a mechanical wave need a medium 1 Google Autocomplete
electromagnetic waves need a medium 4 Google Autocomplete
light waves need a medium 2 Google Autocomplete