Harmonometer Har`mo*nom"e*ter (-n[o^]m"[-e]*t[~e]r), n. [Gr. "armoni`a harmony + meter: cf. F. harmonometre.] An instrument for measuring the harmonic relations of sounds. It is often a monochord furnished with movable bridges. [1913 Webster]

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  • Harmonometer — (Musik), s. Monochord …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • harmonometer — instrument measuring harmonic relations of sounds Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • harmonometer — harmonomˈeter noun An instrument for measuring the harmonic relations of sounds • • • Main Entry: ↑harmony …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monochord — (v. gr., Harmonometer), Instrument, durch welches sich das übereinstimmende Verhältniß der Spannung von Saiten u. des Tons darstellen läßt, den sie unter dieser bei Anschlagen, od. wenn sie sonst in fibrirende Bewegung gesetzt werden, geben. In… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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