Meaning of OVERTONE in English


[over.tone] n (1867) 1 a: one of the higher tones produced simultaneously with the fundamental and that with the fundamental comprise a complex musical tone: harmonic 1a b: harmonic 2

2: the color of the light reflected (as by a paint)

3: a secondary effect, quality, or meaning: suggestion 3, connotation

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.