adjective Physics.
of or pertaining to an oscillating system that is not undergoing simple harmonic motion.

an-1 + harmonic; modeled on French anharmonique Unabridged
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anharmonic (ˌænhɑːˈmɒnɪk)
physics of or concerned with an oscillation whose frequency is not an integral factor or multiple of the base frequency

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Example sentences
These dangerous fluctuations can be suppressed by an anharmonic coupling between bending and stretching modes.
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