- Howard Mayer Brown
- and Anne Beetem Acker
Term for a whole number that divides into another without remainder; one number is an aliquot part of the other and can be smaller or of the same length. The wavelengths of the harmonic partials of a tone are aliquot parts of the fundamental. Sympathetic strings that vibrate in resonance with others that are struck, plucked, or bowed are called ‘aliquot strings’. In organ building, ...