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Definition of "harmonic" []

  • Of or relating to harmony. (adjective)
  • Pleasing to the ear: harmonic orchestral effects. (adjective)
  • Characterized by harmony: a harmonic liturgical chant. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to harmonics. (adjective)
  • Integrated in nature. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "harmonic" in a sentence
  • "The term harmonic function was coined by him around 1850 for solutions of the"
  • "And so what I talk to people about is creating a life of what I call harmonic wealth."
  • "The fifth partial is known as the fourth harmonic, because with harmonics, the fundamental is not counted (which makes the term harmonic less practical to use)."