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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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and vice-chairman of materials for ASTM's D-20 committee, agrees that ASTM and ISO already have made great strides to harmonize test data and procedures.
He said: "When I went back to the Academy they told me about the Harmonize programme and they put me on a placement.
Disaggregated disclosures are one of the challenges standard setters face in their efforts to harmonize international accounting standards.
The European Community plans to implement the Second Banking Directive no later than January 1, 1993, simultaneously with measures to harmonize bank capital standards similar to the framework developed by the Basle Committee on Banking Regulations and Supervisory Practices.
Harmonize Academy made their debut in the competition facing a tough test against Nugent House.
By 2023 it is planned to harmonize the procedures of supervision and control in the financial market.
A new family of gloss meters is designed to help ensure that interior automotive materials like plastics, leather, or fabrics harmonize in appearance.
In sum, changing patterns of trade and of exchange rate and monetary policy have converged to harmonize business cycles across the world, but the United States seems to affect other countries' business cycles more than they affect ours.
Seen from a distance across the fields and fruit trees, its pitched roofs and white walls harmonize with the traditional rural buildings.
For these reasons, international efforts to harmonize accounting treatment of off-balance sheet items must be encouraged.
Taylor concentrates on the period after 1762, when a largely conscripted army replaced a technically voluntary one, creating what he characterizes as a putting-out system based on indentured labor run for the benefit of English capitalism by a German princely entrepreneur The Cameralist state was supposed to harmonize the different functions of the productive households composing it while each Hausvater harmonized the interests of the individuals within his household, thus generating household and State income without disturbing the pre-established Leibnizian social harmony.
In this issue of New Life Journal, you'll discover your dosha, deepen your life with Sadhana practice and meditation, give your partner a Thai massage, harmonize your diet, and discover the benefits of panchakarma.