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partial

▸ noun: a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency. See keynote

Partial Tones Those simple sounds which in combination form an ordinary sound and cause its special quality of tone. (Stainer, John; Barrett, W.A.; A Dictionary of Musical Terms; Novello, Ewer and Co., London, pre-1900)

See Also

8.17 - Law of Harmonic Vibrations
8.22 - Law of Harmonic Pitch
Harmonic
Keynote
Law of Harmonic Pitch
Law of Harmonic Vibrations
Law of Harmony
Overtone
Overtone Series


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