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nonharmonic

(ˌnɒnhɑːˈmɒnɪk)
adj
(Classical Music) music not relating to the harmony formed by a chord or chords
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Adj.1.nonharmonic - not harmonic; "a nonharmonic note"
harmonic - of or relating to harmony as distinct from melody and rhythm; "subtleties of harmonic change and tonality"- Ralph Hill
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In addition, using of low pass filters is obligation to generate pure sinusoidal voltage with nonharmonic contents.
However, in the condition of constant sliding, it describes the stationary asynchronous mode of the SM, which is characterized by a periodic nonharmonic change in coordinates.
Two choices for the antenna element locations are available: harmonic binary spacing of [2.sup.n] x [lambda]/2, where n = 0,1,2,3, or nonharmonic spacing [17].
where [z.sub.p] [member of] C are the samples in the time domain at arbitrary nodes [a.sub.p] [member of] [-(1/2), 1/2) and F [member of] N is called the nonharmonic bandwidth.
A frame for a Hilbert space firstly emerged in the work on nonharmonic Fourier series owing to Duffin and Schaeffer [1], which has made great contributions to various fields because of its nice properties; the reader can examine the papers [2-12] for background and details of frames.
The author catalogues and explains the improvisatory tools used by gospel singers, including nonharmonic tones and traditional ornamentation such as portamento, glissando, and appoggiatura.
Bouris, "The effect of nonharmonic forcing on bluff-body aerodynamics at a low Reynolds number," Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, vol.
Onward a nonharmonic curve is seen for the dynamics of the activated cytotoxic cells.
However, for nonharmonic systems, the shorter the diagonals the more chaotic the system.
Neri, "Bladed wheels damage detection through nonharmonic fourier analysis improved algorithm," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol.
The final section includes summaries of special topics like musical calligraphy, the harmonic series, nonharmonic tones, four-part writing, figured bass, harmonization, cadence and phrase structure, motives, sequences, textures, counterpoint, form, and instrumental ranges and transpositions.
Arguing that Armstrong applied this model to "melody and harmony as well as rhythm" (ibid.), Brothers broadens it to include any variable musical element superimposed on any underlying musical structure at all levels, encompassing displacements of rhythm, harmony, melody, phrasing, timbre, and form, with specific examples of syncopation, substitute harmony, harmonic anticipation, extended harmony, and nonharmonic tones.