in equal temperament, designating or of tones, as C? and D?, that are identical in pitch but are written differently according to the key in which each occurs: enharmonic tones are especially important in instruments of fixed pitch, as the piano
Origin of enharmonicClassical Latin enharmonicus from Classical Greek enarmonikos: see en- and harmony
Of, relating to, or involving tones that are identical in pitch but are written differently according to the key in which they occur, as C sharp and D flat, for example.
Origin of enharmonicLate Latin enharmonicus from Greek enarmonios en- in ; see en- 2. harmoniā harmony ; see harmony .