HyperDic: overtone

English > 2 senses of the word overtone:
NOUNcommunicationovertone(usually plural) an ulterior implicit meaning / meaning or quality
cognitionovertone, partial, partial tonea harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
overtone > pronunciation
Soundsow'vertow.n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > overtone: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(usually plural) an ulterior implicit meaning / meaning or quality.
Example"overtones of despair"
Broadermeaning, significance, signification, importThe message that is intended or expressed or signified
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
English > overtone: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency.
Synonymspartial, partial tone
BroaderharmonicA tone that is a component of a complex sound
Spanisharmónico, sobretono

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