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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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* AN INVITATION TO COMMENT issued jointly by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants is not only a reconsideration of the reporting of disaggregated information but also an attempt to harmonize international accounting standards.
Significant progress already has been made to harmonize the testing protocols of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) in Philadelphia with those of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)--both based in Geneva, Switzerland--for providing a more rational forum for screening competing materials types for various applications.
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.(9) These measures consist of the "own funds" directive, which defines capital, and the solvency-ratio directive, which specifies risk-adjusted capital ratios.
"So as a gentleman ukisikia vitu kama hivyo si vizuri kuweka kwenye public' Harmonize said.
Meanwhile, we propose to harmonize all capital income tax rates to 10 percent,' the finance chief added.
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Backed by the WTO, the Codex Commission has made it known that it expects all nations to "harmonize" their regulations governing dietary supplements with its new regulatory framework.
European nations that benefit from tax competition--such as the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Luxembourg--likely will use their EU veto to block any meaningful proposals to further harmonize tax systems.
In addition to working to harmonize accounting and auditing standards within their regions, these organizations also should follow the EC's example and work toward "one market, one community, one region."
This is after Diamond exposed Sarah (Harmonize's fiancee) for supposedly having an affair with Diamond's former bodyguard Mwarabu Fighter.
The High Representative has repeatedly called upon the cantonal authorities to harmonize their constitutions with the FBiH Constitution.