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overtone

o·ver·tone

overtone

 
pronunciation:
o vr ton
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in music, any of several higher frequencies associated with a given tone; harmonic.
definition 2: (often pl.) any secondary characteristic that qualifies an overall effect.
blue with overtones of lavender
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