harmonic

Definitions of harmonic
1

adj involving or characterized by harmony

Synonyms:
consonant, harmonical, harmonised, harmonized
harmonious
musically pleasing

adj of or relating to harmony as distinct from melody and rhythm

“"subtleties of harmonic change and tonality"- Ralph Hill”
Antonyms:
nonharmonic
not harmonic

adj of or relating to harmonics

adj of or relating to the branch of acoustics that studies the composition of musical sounds

“the sound of the resonating cavity cannot be the only determinant of the harmonic response”

adj relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body

Synonyms:
sympathetic
harmonious
musically pleasing

n a tone that is a component of a complex sound

Types:
first harmonic, fundamental, fundamental frequency
the lowest tone of a harmonic series
overtone, partial, partial tone
a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
Type of:
pure tone, tone
a steady sound without overtones

n any of a series of musical tones whose frequencies are integral multiples of the frequency of a fundamental

Type of:
quality, timber, timbre, tone
(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

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