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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]
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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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Audience awareness of stanza length and of the orderliness and harmoniousness of the play and the perfection of Eden it reflected would have served to increase the poignancy of the impending loss of paradise.
The law began to emphasize social harmoniousness as a goal rather than use repression as a means to satisfy God's vengeance.
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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.