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o·ver·tone / ˈōvərˌtōn/ • n. 1. a musical tone that is a part of the harmonic series above a fundamental note and may be heard with it. ∎  Physics a component of any oscillation whose frequency is an integral multiple of the fundamental frequency. 2. (often overtones) a subtle or subsidiary quality, implication, or connotation: the decision may have political overtones.

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overtone

overtone (acoustics, mus.) harmonic. XIX. — G. oberton, for oberpartialton ‘upper partial tone’.

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overtone

overtone. Any note of the harmonic series except the fundamental.

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