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Harmonic vs. Harmonical

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Harmonicadjective

pertaining to harmony

Harmonicaladjective

involving or characterized by harmony

Harmonicadjective

pleasant to hear; harmonious; melodious

Harmonicadjective

(mathematics) used to characterize various mathematical entities or relationships supposed to bear some resemblance to musical consonance

‘The harmonic polar line of an inflection point of a cubic curve is the component of the polar conic other than the tangent line.’;

Harmonicadjective

recurring periodically

Harmonicadjective

(phonology) Exhibiting or applying constraints on what vowels (e.g. front/back vowels only) may be found near each other and sometimes in the entire word.

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Harmonicadjective

Of or relating to a generation an even number of generations distant from a particular person.

Harmonicnoun

(physics) A component frequency of the signal of a wave that is an integer multiple of the fundamental frequency.

Harmonicnoun

(music) The place where, on a bowed string instrument, a note in the harmonic series of a particular string can be played without the fundamental present.

Harmonicnoun

(math) One of a class of functions that enter into the development of the potential of a nearly spherical mass due to its attraction. Category:en:Functions

Harmonicnoun

One's child.

Harmonicadjective

Concordant; musical; consonant; as, harmonic sounds.

‘Harmonic twang! of leather, horn, and brass.’;

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Harmonicadjective

Relating to harmony, - as melodic relates to melody; harmonious; esp., relating to the accessory sounds or overtones which accompany the predominant and apparent single tone of any string or sonorous body.

Harmonicadjective

Having relations or properties bearing some resemblance to those of musical consonances; - said of certain numbers, ratios, proportions, points, lines, motions, and the like.

Harmonicnoun

A musical note produced by a number of vibrations which is a multiple of the number producing some other; an overtone. See Harmonics.

Harmonicnoun

a tone that is a component of a complex sound

Harmonicadjective

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

‘subtleties of harmonic change and tonality’;

Harmonicadjective

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’;

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Harmonicadjective

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

‘sympathetic vibration’;

Harmonicadjective

involving or characterized by harmony

Harmonic

A harmonic is a wave with a frequency that is a positive integer multiple of the fundamental frequency, the frequency of the original periodic signal, such as a sinusoidal wave. The original signal is also called the 1st harmonic, the other harmonics are known as higher harmonics.

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