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overtone


overtone

noun over·tone \ˈō-vər-ˌtōn\

Definition of OVERTONE

:  one of the higher tones produced simultaneously with the fundamental and that with the fundamental comprise a complex musical tone
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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