Meaning of harmonics
Pronunciation: (här-mon'iks), [key]
— n. Music.
- the science of musical sounds.
- the partials or overtones of a fundamental tone. Cf. overtone (def. 1).
- the flageoletlike tones of a string, as a violin string, made to vibrate so as to bring out an overtone.
- harmonics (Thesaurus)