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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harmonic  \Har*mon"ic\,  Harmonical  \Har*mon"ic*al\,  a.  [L. 
  harmonicus,  Gr  ?;  cf  F.  harmonique  See  {Harmony}.] 
  1.  Concordant;  musical;  consonant;  as  harmonic  sounds. 
 
  Harmonic  twang!  of  leather,  horn,  and  brass.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  (Mus.)  Relating  to  harmony,  --  as  melodic  relates  to 
  melody;  harmonious;  esp.,  relating  to  the  accessory  sounds 
  or  overtones  which  accompany  the  predominant  and  apparent 
  single  tone  of  any  string  or  sonorous  body. 
 
  3.  (Math.)  Having  relations  or  properties  bearing  some 
  resemblance  to  those  of  musical  consonances;  --  said  of 
  certain  numbers,  ratios,  proportions,  points,  lines. 
  motions,  and  the  like 
 
  {Harmonic  interval}  (Mus.),  the  distance  between  two  notes  of 
  a  chord,  or  two  consonant  notes. 
 
  {Harmonical  mean}  (Arith.  &  Alg.),  certain  relations  of 
  numbers  and  quantities,  which  bear  an  analogy  to  musical 
  consonances. 
 
  {Harmonic  motion}, 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  harmonical 
  adj  :  involving  or  characterized  by  harmony  [syn:  {consonant},  {harmonic}, 
  {harmonized},  {in  harmony}] 




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