tone

  1. the quality of a person's voice
  2. the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
  3. the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
  4. a quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color
  5. a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
  6. the elastic tension of living muscles, arter......

    Tone

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    tone

    (from the article `painting`) The principal dimensions of colour in painting are the variables or attributes of hue, tone, and intensity. Red, yellow, and blue are the basic hues ...
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    tone

    (Gr. tonos; L. tonus) 1. the normal degree of vigour and tension; in muscle, the resistance to passive elongation or stretch; tonus. 2. a particular quality of sound or of voice. 3. to make permanent, or to change, the colour of silver stain by chemical treatment, usually with a heavy metal.
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    Tone

    (Music) The larger intervals in diatonic scale. (Painting) The modification of colors through the general effect of light and shade. -- L.V.
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    tone

    (tōn) normal degree of vigor and tension; in muscle, the resistance to passive elongation or stretch; tonus. a particular quality of sound or voice.
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    tone

    [n] - the quality of a person`s voice 2. [n] - a musical interval of two semitones 3. [n] - a steady sound without overtones 4. [n] - the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author 5. [n] - (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves t...
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    Tone

    • (n.) The condition of normal balance of a healthy plant in its relations to light, heat, and moisture. • (n.) Quality, with respect to attendant feeling; the more or less variable complex of emotion accompanying and characterizing a sensation or a conceptual state; as, feeling tone; color tone. • (n.) Color quality proper; -- calle...
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    tone

    noun the quality of a person`s voice; `he began in a conversational tone`; `he spoke in a nervous tone of voice`
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    tone

    whole tone noun a musical interval of two semitones
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    tone

    (art) In art, the quality and depth of a colour, particularly the gradations from light to dark. A colour may be `toned down` to make it less vivid, or `toned up` to make it more solid or brighter. Tonality refers to the general effect of the tones of a painting, and tonal ...
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    tone

    (literature) In literature, the manner in which written words might be said (for example, sarcastic, mild, witty, angry). Tone is hard to separate from mood, but in general the tone of a work can gradually shift (perhaps from sarcastic to ironic or from angry to remorseful), while mood describ...
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    Tone

    [color] ===South Park (season 13)=== This is a good topic nomination. I`ve been working on this for some time in conjunction with the South Park Featured Topic Drive, and since all the articles are now GA status, I believe it`s ready for GT. Nergaal and other WikiProject South Park users have helped out along the way. Thanks! — Hunter Kah...
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    Tone

    [linguistics] Tone is the use of pitch in language to distinguish lexical or grammatical meaning – that is, to distinguish or to inflect words. All verbal languages use pitch to express emotional and other paralinguistic information and to convey emphasis, contrast, and other such features in what is called intonation, but not all languag...
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    Tone

    [literature] Tone is a literary compound of composition, which encompasses the attitudes toward the subject and toward the audience implied in a literary work. Tone may be formal, informal, intimate, solemn, somber, playful, serious, ironic, condescending, or many other possible attitudes. Each piece of literature has at least one theme, or...
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    Tone

    [magazine] Tone was a bi-monthly magazine combining coverage of technological developments in New Zealand and from around the world with reviews on the latest consumer products available in New Zealand. It was Parkside Media`s third magazine, following NZ Classic Car and NZ Performance Car. Until issue 32, Tone was bi-monthly. A change was ...
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    Tone

    [music] This photo was taken by myself at the Thosedaysgone concert on April 6th. ...
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    Tone

    [musical instrument] Tone and sound are terms used by musicians and related professions to refer to the audible characteristics of a player`s sound. Tone is the product of all influences on what can be heard by the listener, including the characteristics of the instrument itself, differences in playing technique (e.g. embouchure for woodwin...
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    Tone

    Tone (tōn) noun [ French ton , Latin tonus a sound, tone, from Greek to`nos a stretching, straining, raising of the voice, pitch, accent, measure or meter, in plural, modes or keys differing in pitch; akin to tei`nein to stretch or strain. See Thin , an...
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    Tone

    Tone noun 1. (Physiol.) Quality, with respect to attendant feeling; the more or less variable complex of emotion accompanying and characterizing a sensation or a conceptual state; as, feeling tone ; color tone . 2. Color quality proper; -- called also hue ....
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    Tone

    Tone transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Toned ; present participle & verbal noun Toning .] 1. To utter with an affected tone. 2. To give tone, or a particular tone, to; to tune. See Tune ,
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    Tone

    1 a major second. 2 The colour or quality of the sound. 3 A note
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    tone

    1. The normal degree of vigour and tension, in muscle, the resistance to passive elongation or stretch, tonus. ... 2. A particular quality of sound or of voice. ... 3. To make permanent or to change, the colour of silver stain by chemical treatment, usually with a heavy metal. ... Origin: Gr. Tonos, L. Tonus ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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    Tone

    1) One of several single-frequency signals at the beginning of a tape reel at the magnetic reference level that will be used to record the program.
    2) Any single-frequency signal or sound.
    3) The sound quality of an instrument's sound relative to the amount of energy present at different frequencies.
    4) In some synthesizers, a term meaning...
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    Tone

    A sound of definite pitch. A pure tone has a sinusoidal wave form. See also: Pure Tone, Tone Burst.
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