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Overview of noun overtone

The noun overtone has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) overtone

((usually plural) an ulterior implicit meaning or quality; "overtones of despair")

2. overtone, partial, partial tone

(a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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