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Denoting, in a complex sound, a mathematic relationship among the frequencies of the fundamental tone and its overtones so that the frequencies of the overtones are whole number multiples or partials of the frequency of the fundamental tone; the resulting auditory effect has a musical or pleasant quality, as opposed to noise. See: noise.
[G., L. harmonia, agreement, articulation, fr. harmos, joint]


Agreement, balance, or compatibility.

functional occlusal harmony

Ideal occlusion of the teeth such that in all mandibular positions during chewing the teeth function efficiently and without trauma to supporting tissues.
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In tone and attitude, "Final Fantasy" is much closer to the modern Japanese animated classic "Princess Mononoke," which dealt with disruptions in the overarching harmoniousness of the natural world order, than to the kick-butt mindset one normally expects in the computer game arena.
In the search for answers, it will be important to confront the naivete and mythologizing around civil society's homogeneity, harmoniousness, and civic-mindedness, and develop a realistic understanding of how societal interest groups actually behave.
Lorca's evocation is nuanced: the verb 'alisan' implies nothing unpleasant, and the metonymy of 'ondas' for water stresses its harmoniousness and beauty; Time may sometimes beautify the ruins that it creates.
Number two , for example, bursts with adolescent energy from its serene innocence, ending in a whirl of notes which put friend harmoniousness very much in the shade.
5] The judge's inquiry should focus on the adversarial process, not on the harmoniousness of the attorney-client relationship.