Definitions for "Harmonization"
Harmonization refers to the process of making disparate entities or systems work together. Its purpose is to resolve conflicts and to remove obstacles by overcoming idiosyncrasies of individual systems. Within the context of subject access, harmonization implies efforts to make terms from different controlled vocabularies work together for the benefit of improving retrieval results. Differences may occur in semantics and/or syntax, and among multiple languages. Harmonization provides the ability to accommodate two or more different systems, schemes, or standards to facilitate searching across databases. Methods of harmonization include linking and mapping. Keyword. A keyword, broadly defined, is any individual word that is searchable. It is often used specifically to refer to uncontrolled vocabulary in free-text searching. In this document, the latter definition is used.
From the standards perspective, harmonization is the act of coordinating requirements from multiple standards (usually multiple countries' standards) and co-publishing the resulting document.
A process by which a single EA of a project that has triggered multiple EA processes from different levels of government is completed. This process will ensure that the requirements of the specific EA processes are met within the single EA. Harmonization agreements between provinces and the Federal Government exist that describe this relationship.
Keywords:  singing
singing in harmony
Keywords:  music, piece
a piece of harmonized music
Keywords:  act
The act of harmonizing.