differential tone (or resultant tone). In acoustics: (1) When two loud notes are played, another, lower, note may sometimes be heard which corresponds to the difference in vibration between the original 2 notes.(2) When a note higher than the original 2 may be heard which corresponds to the sum of their vibrations.
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