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subharmonic

[ suhb-hahr-mon-ik ]
/ ˌsʌb hɑrˈmɒn ɪk /
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noun Physics.

an oscillation that has a frequency which is an integral submultiple of the frequency of a related oscillation.

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Origin of subharmonic

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British Dictionary definitions for subharmonic

subharmonic
/ (ˌsʌbhɑːˈmɒnɪk) /

noun

a fraction of a frequency
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