Pronunciation: (här-mon'iks), [key]
n. Music.
1. (used with a sing. v.) the science of musical sounds.
2. (used with a pl. v.) the partials or overtones of a fundamental tone. Cf. overtone (def. 1).
3. (used with a pl. v.) the flageoletlike tones of a string, as a violin string, made to vibrate so as to bring out an overtone.

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