pure tone

Definitions of pure tone

n a steady sound without overtones

“they tested his hearing with pure tones of different frequencies”
a tone that is a component of a complex sound
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:
auditory sensation, sound
the subjective sensation of hearing something

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