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har·mon·ic

(har-mon'ik),
A component of complex sound, the frequency of which is a multiple of the fundamental frequency, which is also called the first harmonic; the second harmonic has twice the frequency of the fundamental, and so forth.

harmonic

In physics, concerning wave forms, an oscillation or frequency that is a whole number multiple of the basic frequency.
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Application of current across a transducer in the handpiece causes the blade to vibrate at its harmonic frequency of 55,000 Hz.
To initially determine how much vibration is required for a given part, a force inducer and sensing transducer are connected to it and the harmonic frequency of the part measured.
Interestingly, the mosquitoes adjust the harmonic resonance of their thoracic box to produce a harmonic frequency that converges at a frequency that is the female's third harmonic (three times her fundamental frequency) and the male's second harmonic (two times his fundamental frequency).