Meaning of OVERTONE in English

OVERTONE

noun Date: 1867 1. one of the higher tones produced simultaneously with the fundamental and that with the fundamental comprise a complex musical tone ; harmonic 1a, harmonic 2, the color of the light reflected (as by a paint), a secondary effect, quality, or meaning ; suggestion , connotation

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