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harmonic

play
adjective har·mon·ic \ här-ˈmä-nik \

Definition of harmonic

1 :musical
2 :of or relating to musical harmony or a harmonic
3 :pleasing to the ear :harmonious
4 :of an integrated nature :congruous

harmonically

play \här-ˈmä-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of harmonic in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of harmonic

1570


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harmonic

noun

Definition of harmonic

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

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First Known Use of harmonic

1777


HARMONIC Defined for English Language Learners

harmonic

play
adjective

Definition of harmonic for English Language Learners

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



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