Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun harmonic

2 senses of harmonic

Sense 1
harmonic -- (a tone that is a component of a complex sound)
       => tone, pure tone -- (a steady sound without overtones; "they tested his hearing with pure tones of different frequencies")

Sense 2
harmonic -- (any of a series of musical tones whose frequencies are integral multiples of the frequency of a fundamental)
       => timbre, timber, quality, tone -- ((music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet")

Antonyms of adj harmonic

3 of 5 senses of harmonic

Sense 1
harmonic (vs. nonharmonic) -- (of or relating to harmony as distinct from melody and rhythm; "subtleties of harmonic change and tonality"- Ralph Hill)

nonharmonic (vs. harmonic) -- (not harmonic; "a nonharmonic note")

Sense 4
harmonic, sympathetic -- (relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body; "sympathetic vibration")

INDIRECT (VIA harmonious) -> inharmonious, unharmonious -- (not in harmony)

Sense 5
consonant, harmonic, harmonical, harmonized, harmonised -- (involving or characterized by harmony)

INDIRECT (VIA harmonious) -> inharmonious, unharmonious -- (not in harmony)

Similarity of adj harmonic

5 senses of harmonic

Sense 1
harmonic (vs. nonharmonic) -- (of or relating to harmony as distinct from melody and rhythm; "subtleties of harmonic change and tonality"- Ralph Hill)

Sense 2
harmonic -- (of or relating to harmonics)

Sense 3
harmonic -- (of or relating to the branch of acoustics that studies the composition of musical sounds; "the sound of the resonating cavity cannot be the only determinant of the harmonic response")

Sense 4
harmonic, sympathetic -- (relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body; "sympathetic vibration")
       => harmonious (vs. inharmonious) -- (musically pleasing)

Sense 5
consonant, harmonic, harmonical, harmonized, harmonised -- (involving or characterized by harmony)
       => harmonious (vs. inharmonious) -- (musically pleasing)

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