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harmonic

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adjective har·mon·ic \här-ˈmä-nik\

Simple Definition of harmonic

  • : of or relating to musical harmony rather than melody or rhythm

Full Definition of harmonic

  1. 1 :  musical

  2. 2 :  of or relating to musical harmony or a harmonic

  3. 3 :  pleasing to the ear :  harmonious

  4. 4 :  of an integrated nature :  congruous

har·mon·i·cal·ly play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of harmonic

  1. <the desire to live the kind of harmonic life in which work and family are perfectly balanced>



1570

First Known Use of harmonic

1570


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harmonic

noun har·mon·ic

Definition of harmonic

  1. 1 a :  overtone; especially :  one whose vibration frequency is an integral multiple of that of the fundamental b :  a flutelike tone produced on a stringed instrument by touching a vibrating string at a nodal point

  2. 2 :  a component frequency of a complex wave (as of electromagnetic energy) that is an integral multiple of the fundamental frequency



1777

First Known Use of harmonic

1777



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