harmonic theory

noun

Definition of harmonic theory

: a postulate in phonetics: the reinforcing vibrations produced in the superglottic cavities in vowel articulation are harmonics of the fundamental vocal-cord note — compare formant, inharmonic theory

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“Harmonic theory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harmonic%20theory. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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