anharmonic

[an-hahr-mon-ik]

Origin of anharmonic

an-1 + harmonic; modeled on French anharmonique
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British Dictionary definitions for anharmonic

anharmonic

adjective
  1. physics of or concerned with an oscillation whose frequency is not an integral factor or multiple of the base frequency
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