tonic

See adaptation.

tonic

promotes health and general well-being

tonic

something giving strength or energy 
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Tonic

The 'home' note, or chord, of a key or scale - the 'mice' in 'Three Blind Mice' is the tonic note, and the tonic chord is where the vast majority of songs end unless they're fading out.
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tonic

[adj] - (physiology) of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue 2. [adj] - employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words 3. [adj] - relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale 4. [adj] - used of syllables 5. [n] - lime- or lemon-flavored carbonate...
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Tonic

The note or chord on The first degree of The major scale. this is Often marked with The Roman numeral I
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Tonic

A substance taken to strengthen and prevent disease, especially chronic disease. Formerly, tonics were widely available both as over-the-counter and prescription formulas.
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Tonic

An ambiguous term referring to a substance thought to have an overall positive medicinal effect, typically strengthening and revitalising the body or specific organs. (see adaptogenic).
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Tonic

Ton'ic adjective [ Confer French tonigue , Greek .... See Tone .] 1. Of or relating to tones or sounds; specifically (Phon.) , applied to, or distingshing, a speech sound made with tone unmixed and undimmed by obstruction, such sounds, namely, the vowels and diphthongs, bein...
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Tonic

Ton'ic noun [ Confer French tonique , New Latin tonicum .] 1. (Phon.) A tonic element or letter; a vowel or a diphthong. 2. (Mus.) The key tone, or first tone of any scale. 3. (Medicine) A medicine that increases the strength, and gives vigor...
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Tonic

Ton'ic adjective (Medicine) Characterized by continuous muscular contraction; as, tonic convulsions.
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tonic

1. Producing and restoring the normal tone. ... 2. Characterised by continuous tension. ... 3. A term formerly used for a class of medicinal preparations believed to have the power of restoring normal tone to tissue. ... Origin: Gr. Tonikos ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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tonic

adjective relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale; `tonic harmony`
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tonic

adjective used of syllables; `a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word`
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tonic

keynote noun (music) the first note of a diatonic scale
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tonic

noun a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
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tonic

adjective employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words; `Chinese is a tonal language`
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tonic

quinine water noun lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
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tonic

(ton´ik) producing and restoring normal tone. characterized by continuous tension.
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Tonic

• (a.) Characterized by continuous muscular contraction; as, tonic convulsions. • (a.) Of or relating to tones or sounds; specifically (Phon.), applied to, or distingshing, a speech sound made with tone unmixed and undimmed by obstruction, such sounds, namely, the vowels and diphthongs, being so called by Dr. James Rush (1833) ` from thei...
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Tonic

(from the article `Performing Arts`) ...undercurrent in the 21st century was the dispersing of the jazz community in New York City, centre of the jazz world, as rent increases and ...
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tonic

in music, the first note (degree) of any diatonic (e.g., major or minor) scale. It is the most important degree of the scale, serving as the focus ... [7 related articles]
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tonic

(Gr. tonikos) 1. producing and restoring the normal tone. 2. characterized by continuous tension. 3. a term formerly used for a class of medicinal preparations believed to have the power of restoring normal tone to tissue.
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tonic

tonic, tonological 1. The first degree of the scale; the keynote. 2. A tonic syllable or accent. 3. Using differences in tone or pitch to distinguish between words that are otherwise phonemically identical; a tonic language. 4. Pertaining to tone or accent in speech. 5. Bearing the principal stress or accent; usually accompanied by a change in pi...
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Tonic

In music, the tonic is the key tone, or first tone of any scale.
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