subharmonic

subharmonic

[suhb-hahr-mon-ik]
noun Physics.
an oscillation that has a frequency which is an integral submultiple of the frequency of a related oscillation.

Origin:
sub- + harmonic

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To subharmonic
Collins
World English Dictionary
subharmonic (ˌsʌbhɑːˈmɒnɪk)
 
n
a fraction of a frequency

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature