partial tone


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partial tone

n.
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Noun1.partial tone - a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
harmonic - a tone that is a component of a complex sound
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Modern bell-founders have realised that by bringing the five most prominent partial tones accurately into tune, the tone of a bell can be greatly improved.

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