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Overview page. Subjects: Physics — Music.

Constituents of the notes of the harmonic series, the main (fundamental) note being the first partial and the remainder the upper partials.

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partials

Overview page. Subjects: Physics — Music.

Constituents of the notes of the harmonic series, the main (fundamental) note being the first partial and the remainder the upper partials.

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partial

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 85 words.

A simple component of a complex tone. When a musical instrument produces a note, say, middle C, it will produce

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partial

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 85 words.

A simple component of a complex tone. When a musical instrument produces a note, say, middle C, it will produce

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Partial

Murray Campbell.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 51 words.

One of the component vibrations at a particular frequency in a complex mixture. It need not be harmonic. The fundamental and all overtones may be described as partials; in this case, the...

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partial

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 94 words.

circumstantial, financial, substantial • court-martial, impartial, marshal, martial, partial • especial, special • cadential, confidential,

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partial

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 93 words.

circumstantial, financial, substantial • court-martial, impartial, marshal, martial, partial • especial, special • cadential, confidential,

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partial

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 60 words.

A inclined to favour one party or individual XV;

B pert. to a part XVII. — OF. parcial (mod. partial

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Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 23 words.

Constituents of the notes of the harmonic series, the main (fundamental) note being the first partial and the remainder the

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partials

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 27 words.

Constituents of the notes of the *harmonic series, the main (fundamental) note being the first partial and the others

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partials

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

Edited by Tim Rutherford-Johnson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 23 words.

Constituents of the notes of the *harmonic series, the main (fundamental) note being the first partial and the remainder

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