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3 definitions found
 for Harmonics
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Harmonics \Har*mon"ics\ (-[i^]ks), n.
     1. The doctrine or science of musical sounds.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. pl. (Mus.) Secondary and less distinct tones which
        accompany any principal, and apparently simple, tone, as
        the octave, the twelfth, the fifteenth, and the
        seventeenth. The name is also applied to the artificial
        tones produced by a string or column of air, when the
        impulse given to it suffices only to make a part of the
        string or column vibrate; overtones.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  harmonics
      n 1: the study of musical sound

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  27 Moby Thesaurus words for "harmonics":
     accord, accordance, attune, attunement, chime, chiming, concentus,
     concert, concord, concordance, consonance, consonancy, consort,
     diapason, euphony, harmony, heavy harmony, homophony, monochord,
     monody, symphony, synchronism, synchronization, three-part harmony,
     tune, unison, unisonance
  
  

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