Sentence Examples with the word overtone

If, however, the pipe is blown strongly, the funda mental dies away, and the first overtone is predominant.

The first overtone has frequency 6.25 that of the fundamental, and is not in the harmonic series.

If it is touched in the middle with a feather, the edge of a card, or the finger nail, and bowed a quarter of the way along the octave, the first overtone comes out.