(music) a minor scale modified from the state of being natural by the sharpening of the seventh degree Compare minor, melodic minor scale
noun, Physics. 1. periodic motion consisting of one or more vibratory motions that are symmetric about a region of equilibrium, as the motion of a vibrating string of a musical instrument. noun 1. a periodic motion in which the displacement is symmetrical about a point or a periodic motion that is composed of such motions […]
[hahr-mon-i-kuh n] /hɑrˈmɒn ɪ kən/ noun 1. (def 1). 2. .
- Harmonic oscillator
harmonic oscillator A physical system in which some value oscillates above and below a mean value at one or more characteristic frequencies. Such systems often arise when a contrary force results from displacement from a force-neutral position, and gets stronger in proportion to the amount of displacement. For example, pulling or pushing the end of […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. a series of numbers the reciprocals of which are in arithmetic progression. noun 1. a sequence of numbers whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression, as 1, 1/2, 1/3, … harmonic progression A sequence of quantities whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression, such as 1, 1/3 , 1/5 , 1/7 , …. and […]