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- n. Plural form of harmonic.
- n. (music) The science of musical sounds
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The doctrine or science of musical sounds.
- n. Secondary and less distinct tones which accompany any principal, and apparently simple, tone, as the octave, the twelfth, the fifteenth, and the seventeenth. The name is also applied to the artificial tones produced by a string or column of air, when the impulse given to it suffices only to make a part of the string or column vibrate; overtones.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The science of musical sounds: a department of acoustics.
- n. The mathematical theory of harmonies (see harmonic, n., 2), or the development of expressions for the Newtonian potentials.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the study of musical sound
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i go for walk. power line about 250kw from transformer goes about 30 feet above head. will it affect health? can integral multiples of fundamental frequency be called overtones? what do the term harmonics mean?
They have to be Fourier-analyzed into their harmonics, which is a little tougher.
I would be in fact, I originally didn't bring the number to a hand but had it end on a sort of on a dissonant chord with kind of violent harmonics, meaning very high, shrill sounds.
Although they are playing the same note, what allows us to readily detect that two quite different instruments are being played is the sonic energy being produced at higher frequencies by each instrument called "harmonics", or more generally "overtones".
The band still utilizes breakdowns along with ear pierching pinch harmonics which is still very Death metal I mean look at bands like
Depapepe has a very well-rounded range of guitar techniques and sometimes, they apply very basic stuff such as harmonics, tremelo etc aptly to augment the song.
Just click on a band and configure all of the parameters from filter type and gain to advanced features such as harmonics control.
We saw something called harmonics and oscillation and we couldn't figure out why. "
Another kind of harmonics must now be described, called combinational or Tartini tones (from Tartini, a celebrated Italian violinist of the
Each Caprice is an ambitious, virtuosic showpiece that's almost exclusively made from the most insubstantial of violin sounds: ethereal, whistle-like harmonics.