# Definitions for **harmonic**hɑrˈmɒn ɪk

### This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word **harmonic**

### Princeton's WordNet

harmonic(noun)

a tone that is a component of a complex sound

harmonic(adj)

any of a series of musical tones whose frequencies are integral multiples of the frequency of a fundamental

harmonic(adj)

of or relating to harmony as distinct from melody and rhythm

"subtleties of harmonic change and tonality"- Ralph Hill

harmonic(adj)

of or relating to harmonics

harmonic(adj)

of or relating to the branch of acoustics that studies the composition of musical sounds

"the sound of the resonating cavity cannot be the only determinant of the harmonic response"

harmonic, sympathetic(adj)

relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body

"sympathetic vibration"

consonant, harmonic, harmonical, harmonized, harmonised(adj)

involving or characterized by harmony

### Wiktionary

harmonic(Noun)

a component frequency of the signal of a wave that is an integer multiple of the fundamental frequency

harmonic(Adjective)

pertaining to harmony

harmonic(Adjective)

pleasant to hear; harmonious; melodious

harmonic(Adjective)

attribute of many mathematical entities that only in few cases are obviously related

### Webster Dictionary

Harmonic(adj)

alt. of Harmonical

Harmonic(noun)

a musical note produced by a number of vibrations which is a multiple of the number producing some other; an overtone. See Harmonics

### Freebase

Harmonic

A harmonic of a wave is a component frequency of the signal that is an integer multiple of the fundamental frequency, i.e. if the fundamental frequency is f, the harmonics have frequencies 2f, 3f, 4f, . . . etc. The harmonics have the property that they are all periodic at the fundamental frequency, therefore the sum of harmonics is also periodic at that frequency. Harmonic frequencies are equally spaced by the width of the fundamental frequency and can be found by repeatedly adding that frequency. For example, if the fundamental frequency is 25 Hz, the frequencies of the next harmonics are: 50 Hz, 75 Hz, 100 Hz etc.

### Editors Contribution

Harmonic

A radio frequency multiplied one or more times.

### Anagrams of harmonic »

choirman, chromian

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