Definition of Partials

1. Noun. (plural of partial) ¹



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Definition of Partials

1. partial [n] - See also: partial

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Partials

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partialist
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partially
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partially ordered
partially ordered set
partially ordered sets
partialness
partials (current term)
partibilities
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participation financing

Literary usage of Partials

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1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"if the tone is compounded of a number of partials—one or more of these will be strengthened by the cavities above the cords acting as a resonator; ..."

2. Sound and Music by John Augustine Zahm (1892)
"When one third the string is caused to vibrate, only the odd partials of I, as shown in III., constitute the components of the resulting compound tone. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The pitch of the note of a musical instrument, however, depends on the pitch of the first or fundamental tone, while the partials are added with greater or ..."

4. Combination Tones and Other Related Auditory Phenomena by Joseph Peterson (1908)
"This would require the presence of the 32d partials, of 15872 and 16896 d. vib.158 ' With tuning forks of 192 and 256 dv [3 14],' says Preyer, ..."

5. Musical Acoustics: Or, the Phenomena of Sound as Connected with Music by John Broadhouse (1892)
"The following examples in musical notation show the coincidences of the upper partials. The primes are as before represented by minims, and the upper ..."

6. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann von Helmholtz (1912)
"Any two partials of sufficient force will also produce 1Г differential tones in the ear. If, then, the partials correspond exactly to the series of harmonic ..."

7. Sound and Its Relation to Music by Clarence Grant Hamilton (1912)
"The relation of these upper partials, as they are called, to the fundamental may be expressed by simple whole numbers, in which case they are called ..."

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