harmonics


harmonics
study of musical acoustics

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Harmonics — Har*mon ics ( [i^]ks), n. 1. The doctrine or science of musical sounds. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. (Mus.) Secondary and less distinct tones which accompany any principal, and apparently simple, tone, as the octave, the twelfth, the fifteenth, and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harmonics —   [englisch, hɑː mɔnɪks], Flageoletttöne …   Universal-Lexikon

  • harmonics — 1709, from HARMONIC (Cf. harmonic); also see ICS (Cf. ics) …   Etymology dictionary

  • harmonics — /hahr mon iks/, n. Music. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the science of musical sounds. 2. (used with a pl. v.) the partials or overtones of a fundamental tone. Cf. overtone (def. 1). 3. (used with a pl. v.) the flageoletlike tones of a string, as a… …   Universalium

  • harmonics — noun The science of musical sounds …   Wiktionary

  • harmonics — Synonyms and related words: accord, accordance, attune, attunement, chime, chiming, concentus, concert, concord, concordance, consonance, consonancy, consort, diapason, euphony, harmony, heavy harmony, homophony, monochord, monody, symphony,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • harmonics — n. study or theory of musical sounds; healing method of chanting that was developed and practiced by Tibetan monks har·mon·ic || hÉ‘r mÉ‘nɪk /hɑː mÉ’nɪk n. overtone, secondary tone which is higher than the primary or fundamental tone… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • harmonics — har·mon·ics …   English syllables

  • harmonics — har•mon•ics [[t]hɑrˈmɒn ɪks[/t]] n. 1) mad (used with a sing. v.) the science of musical sounds 2) mad (used with a pl. v.) the partials or overtones of a fundamental tone 3) mad (used with a pl. v.) the flutelike tones of the strings of a… …   From formal English to slang

  • harmonics — F/A/V higher frequency sound waves that blend with the fundamental frequency …   Audio and video glossary


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