Overtone

Technology / Home Audio / Overtone: Similar in concept to a harmonic. Overtones are sounds produced by an instrument (or sound source) that are higher in frequency than the fundamental frequency. They may or may not coincide with the frequencies of a harmonic series (harmonics), although they usually do. Harmonics are always musically related to a fundamental in that they are integer multiples of it. Overtones of a sound are often identical to its harmonics except the first overtone is considered the second harmonic because the first harmonic is the fundamental. Overtones are also sometimes called partials.

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Overtone Verb Synonyms: undertone, connotation, hint, suggestion, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, indication, implication
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Pilgrimage

Entertainment / Literature / Pilgrimage: An act of spiritual devotion or penance in which an individual travels without material comforts to a distant holy place. The journey often has spiritual overtones--it may symbolize a journey to the c MORE

Personification

Entertainment / Literature / Personification: A trope in which abstractions, animals, ideas, and inanimate objects are given human character, traits, abilities, or reactions. Personification is particularly common in poetry, but it appears in nea MORE

Hennessy VS

Entertainment / Liquor / Hennessy VS: The powerful bouquet is dominated by overtones of oak, giving way to reveal a delicate scent of hazelnuts MORE

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