Definition of inharmonicity in English:

inharmonicity

noun

Music

See inharmonic

  • ‘String tension has increased to the extent that strings are almost as rigid as metal bars, and sharing some of the same inharmonicity of overtones.’
  • ‘The difference is just enough that a tuning will not sound right unless inharmonicity is dealt with.’
  • ‘A large grand piano has less inharmonicity because the strings are longer relative to diameter.’
  • ‘They proposed that inharmonicity is responsible for the ‘warmth’ property common to real piano tones.’
  • ‘After all, they are subject to inharmonicity, resonances, and other things that change the frequency of sound.’