An ulterior, often implicit meaning or high quality; an implication or a hint. Frequently found in the plural: an overtone of fury hardly masked; praise with overtones of envy.
A tone whoever regularity is an integer multiple of some other; a harmonic
An implicit meaning, rather than a hidden meaning or undertone.
one of several harmonics faintly heard with as well as an increased frequency than a simple tone whilst dies away, produced by some aliquot percentage of the vibrating sting or column of atmosphere which yields might tone; one of the all-natural harmonic scale of tones, since the octave, twelfth, fifteenth, etc.; an aliquot or “partial” tone; a harmonic. See harmonic, and tone.
In songs, a harmonic. See harmonic, n., 1.
(usually plural) an ulterior implicit meaning or quality
a harmonic with a frequency this is certainly a multiple associated with fundamental regularity