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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HARMONIC

His researches on the dynamo caused him to devise what he calls an 'harmonic engine.'

The law of harmonic sounds reappears in the harmonic colors.

Art has been defined as "the harmonic expression of the emotions."

In it are the harmonic, melodic, and spiritual germs of modern music.

This volume is an aid to the study of the “Harmonic Series.”

The harmonic telegraph seemed as far away from completion as ever.

It manages to develop a sort of harmonic haze that is very romantic.

The musician causes it to resound because he contains a harmonic power.

It will be found that only at certain places are harmonic notes possible.

Sing-song, a harmonic meeting at a pot-house, a free-and-easy.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "relating to music;" earlier (c.1500) armonical "tuneful, harmonious," from Latin harmonicus, from Greek harmonikos "harmonic, musical, skilled in music," from harmonia (see harmony). Meaning "relating to harmony" is from 1660s. The noun, short for harmionic tone, is recorded from 1777.

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