instrument measuring harmonic relations of sounds

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Harmonometer — Har mo*nom e*ter ( n[o^]m [ e]*t[ e]r), n. [Gr. armoni a harmony + meter: cf. F. harmonometre.] An instrument for measuring the harmonic relations of sounds. It is often a monochord furnished with movable bridges. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harmonometer — (Musik), s. Monochord …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • harmonometer — harmonomˈeter noun An instrument for measuring the harmonic relations of sounds • • • Main Entry: ↑harmony …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monochord — (v. gr., Harmonometer), Instrument, durch welches sich das übereinstimmende Verhältniß der Spannung von Saiten u. des Tons darstellen läßt, den sie unter dieser bei Anschlagen, od. wenn sie sonst in fibrirende Bewegung gesetzt werden, geben. In… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Scientific Instruments — Have you ever been in the middle of a class lecture, medical examination or episode of Star Trek only to realise suddenly that you have no clue what all those gizmos, gadgets and other scientific instruments actually do? If so, your problems are… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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