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in·har·mon·ic

 (ĭn′här-mŏn′ĭk)
adj.
Not harmonic; discordant.
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Adj.1.inharmonic - lacking in harmony
inharmonious, unharmonious - not in harmony

inharmonic

adjective
Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound:
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In it, she claimed that "[a] number of scientific men who have been working on experiments in musico-therapy with the insane, declare that while regular rhythms and simple tones produce a quieting effect on the brain of even a violent patient, the effect of jazz on the normal brain produces an atrophied condition on the brain cells of conception, until very frequently those under the demoralizing influence of the persistent use of syncopation, combined with inharmonic partial tones, are actually incapable of distinguishing between good and evil, between right and wrong" ("Does Jazz Put the Sin in Syncopation?
Thus, the highest cross section is not the most important cross section and all sections of a inharmonic glen located RCC dam should be analyzed.
Besides the strained strings, there are also overblown brass or wind instruments and inharmonic, noisy sounds created by percussion such as gongs and cymbals.