from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not harmonic; discordant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Lacking harmony; discordant; dissonant
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not harmonic; inharmonious; discordant; dissonant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not harmonic; not according to the principles of harmony in music; inharmonious; discordant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking in harmony
U+201C and U+2018 that are typographically inharmonic and orthographically incorrect if translating into german in certain scripts!
Now he was across this large, low-ceilinged deck area, halfway under a console, their voices drummed out by an inharmonic wail of klaxons and warning whistles that made Red Alert on a starship sound like a church bell choir.
From the post came the occasional note of an inharmonic drum, struck without rhythm by a hand gone lax.
Particularist Borussian, a "Pomeranian Giant," and let a score of years go by before clearly making out by touch that the strange change of tonality, of sound, and significance that superposed the patriotism of the South to that of the North was a mere inharmonic change, and that according to the rotation of the two circles, each, in reality, underlay the other in turn.
If one of them is present in a high degree, and the others in a low degree, the whole is inharmonic, and not highly advantageous.
Those who join the communities understanding their principles, and afterward prove refractory and inharmonic, and also those who come into the communities in childhood, and afterward develop characters antagonistic to the general spirit, and refuse to yield to the governmental agencies mentioned, either voluntarily withdraw or are expelled.
The bowls give a bell-like tone, and each has at least one inharmonic overtone.
Due to the lack of strings, this inharmonic relationship is not true of electric pianos, nor the EVP88.
Stiff strings exhibit an inharmonic vibration, where overtones are not integer multiples of the base frequency.
In the bass range, this can lead to inharmonic tones, especially when playing bass lines in a minor key.