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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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Work on OS Harmony began two years ago, with Huawei indicating that the first version of the operating system will be released on August 10, and new versions will be available in 2020 and 2021.
Harmony, which also has promised Burovs 17 votes, still had not concluded a coalition agreement on Sunday, thus making its position rather uncertain.
We have seen an improvement at our mines in terms of our safety performance and the group is on track to achieving annual production guidance of 1.45 million ounces of gold in FY19," said Peter Steenkamp, chief executive officer of Harmony.
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South Africa has a particularly powerful folk harmony singing tradition, with a rich, resonant vocal sound, and wonderfully syncopated rhythm.
Before commencement of Holy month of Muharram each year, the Ministry holds a meeting with Ulema and Khutaba of all schools of thought and requests them to promote sectarian harmony during the Holy month.
However, in a (http://www.ibtimes.com/fifth-harmony-reflects-camila-cabellos-exit-were-better-place-2565340) July 2017 interview with Billboard, Normani insisted the group did their best to convince Cabello to stay in Fifth Harmony.
They said that many people lament how interfaith harmony is fizzling out.
"After six years going hard, non stop, we also realized that in order to stay authentic to ourselves and to you, we do need to take some time for now to go on a hiatus from Fifth Harmony in order to pursue solo endeavors," they wrote in a statement on social media.