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Meanings and phrases
- the quality of a person's voice; tone of voice
- (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
- (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); timbre; timber; quality
- the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; spirit; feel; feeling; flavor; flavour; look; smell
- a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; shade; tint; tincture
- a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; note; musical note
- a steady sound without overtones; pure tone
- a musical interval of two semitones; whole tone; step; whole step
- the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
- the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; tonicity; tonus
- utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically; chant; intone
- vary the pitch of one's speech; inflect; modulate
- change the color or tone of
- change to a color image
- give a healthy elasticity to; tone up; strengthen
- the lower ranges of the voice in speaking or singing; chest register; chest voice
- the higher ranges of the voice in speaking or singing; the vibrations of sung notes are felt in the head; head register; head voice
- (music) the seventh note of the diatonic scale; subtonic
- normal tonicity of the muscles; muscular tonus
- This cyclic AMP decreases the smooth muscle tone.
- There is often lack in growth and muscle tone as the child develops.
- Often, hyperkinesia is paired with hypotonia, a decrease in muscle tone.
- a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency; overtone; partial
- a nonharmonic note inserted for transition between harmonic notes; passing note
- a steady sound without overtones; tone
- half of a semitone; quarter-tone
- mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge; pickup; pickup arm
- an inability to distinguish differences in pitch; tin ear
- deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping; muffle; mute; dull; damp; dampen
- make less strong or intense; soften; moderate; tame
- Modern versions of the story often tone down the violence.
- Hannegan also tried to get Roosevelt to tone down the Wallace letter.
- The campaign had decided they needed to tone down their radical image.
- (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone; release
- a language in which different tones distinguish different meanings; tonal language
- the quality of a person's voice; tone
- She is quite sissy and devilish, speaking with an evil tone of voice.
- empathetic concern, calm appearance and gentle tone of voice) and four related to the process of intervening (e.g.
- Remaining calm: Maintains a calm tone of voice and steady pace that is appropriate to the client's feelings and behaviour.
- an orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales; symphonic poem
- 28, is a tone poem written in 1894–95 by Richard Strauss.
- He composed it in 1925–26, at about the same time as he wrote his tone poem "Tapiola".
- 40, is a tone poem for orchestra, written in 1874 by the French composer Camille Saint-Saëns.
- the system of tones used in a particular language or dialect of a tone language; tonal system
- give a healthy elasticity to; tone; strengthen
- a musical interval of two semitones; tone; step; whole step
- A diatonic scale can be also described as two tetrachords separated by a whole tone.
- In classical solo playing the double bass is usually tuned a whole tone higher (F–B–E–A).
- This symposium set the tone for Warhol's reception.
- The stories often start with a teaser to set the tone.
- Her work in this area set the tone for the work of the Council.
- They objected particularly to the black outlines and yellowish skin tone present in the painting.
- In addition to the eight ColorChart samples, two skin tone samples are defined (TCS09 and TCS10).
- Due to the lack of exposure to sunlight, she also had a very light skin tone and suffered from jaundice.
- "to" 'stone') with high tone unmarked.
- Stress in European words is replaced by high tone in Saramaccan.
- , pronounced with a high tone followed by a high tone, means 'hand'.
- Gore's lyrics also took on a darker tone and became even more pessimistic.
- Cross-hatching uses hatching in two or more different directions to create a darker tone.
- Overall, the films have a somewhat darker tone in their stories, unlike the manga and anime.
- Finally is a fourth meaning when the high tone follows the low tone, 'place'.
- Low tone has two variations: raising low tone (L) and non-raising low tone (^L).
- But the new show has a different tone: It's warmer."
- Chris Robinson had a slightly different tone to his take on "Amorica".
- Pronounced with a different tone in modern Chinese, 裕 (yù) means "abundance".
- During the Season 1, the episodes maintain a serious tone.
- News media and bloggers noted a more serious tone from previous years.
- Swift uses the proposer's serious tone to highlight the absurdity of his proposal.