Definition of harmonic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//hɑːˈmɒnɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//hɑːrˈmɑːnɪk//
Describing music
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[usually before noun] (music) relating to the way notes are played or sung together to make a pleasing sound the harmonic and rhythmic interest of the music See related entries: Describing music Word Originlate 16th cent. (in the sense ‘relating to music, musical’): via Latin from Greek harmonikos, from harmonia ‘joining, concord’, from harmos ‘joint’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: harmonic

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