- (of a set of values) related in a manner analogous to the frequencies of tones that are consonant.
- capable of being represented by sine and cosine functions.
- (of a function) satisfying the Laplace equation.
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Page disrupts the pattern in the second bar, moving up to the ninth, and fleshes out the figure with more harmonic support.
“We were about exploration, adventure—harmonic and rhythmic and melodic and more,” Weir says.Bob Weir on Drugged-Out Deadheads and Living in Jerry Garcia’s Shadow|Emily Shire|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To step inside Madison Square Garden was to grab hold of a lifeline to an alternate world of harmonic order and balance.‘When the Garden Was Eden’: Why New York City Needs the Knicks Now More Than Ever|Robert Silverman|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The music is juvenile stuff—tonic-dominant, without harmonic richness or surprise.
Otherwise the pipes will speak a harmonic instead of the sound intended—as, indeed, frequently happens.
Harmonic Flutes, of double length open pipes, are now utilized by almost all organ builders.
The singing of the choir is pretty exact and melodious; but it is too weak—needs more harmonic energy and general strength.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
The melody of the dance music which all along had seeped to them in harmonic murmur from the distant ballroom was now hushed.The Tigress|Anne Warner
Music no less surely does the same through the agency of rhythm, melody, and harmonic texture.Spirit and Music|H. Ernest Hunt
British Dictionary definitions for harmonic
- capable of expression in the form of sine and cosine functions
- of or relating to numbers whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression