tonic

See adaptation.

tonic

promotes health and general well-being

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

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

(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

(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

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

• (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

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

[music venue] Tonic was a music venue located at 107 Norfolk Street, New York City which opened in the Spring of 1998 and closed in April 2007. It was self-described as supporting `avant garde, creative and experimental music ` and known for its commitment to musical integrity. A former kosher winery, the small and unassuming building provi...
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Tonic

[music] In music, the tonic is the first scale degree of a diatonic scale and the tonal center or final resolution tone. The triad formed on the tonic note, the tonic chord, is thus the most significant chord. More generally, the tonic is the pitch upon which all other pitches of a piece are hierarchically referenced. Scales are named after...
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Tonic

[physiology] Tonic in physiology refers to a physiological response which is slow, and may be graded. This term is typically used in opposition to a fast response. For instance, tonic muscles are contrasted by the more typical and much faster twitch muscles, while tonic sensory nerve endings are contrasted to the much faster phasic sensory ...
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Tonic

[radio program] Tonic is a Canadian radio program, which debuted on March 19, 2007 on CBC Radio 2. It plays a blend of jazz music with Latin jazz, soul, R&B and world groove, and currently airing from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. The program was originally hosted by Katie Malloch weekdays from Montreal and Tim Tamashiro on w...
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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

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

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

Carbonated water that is sometimes flavored with fruit extracts, sugar, and a small amount of quinine, a bitter alkaloid. Tonic water is popular as a mixer. It is also called "quinine water."
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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

In music, the key note of a scale (for example, the note C in the scale of C major), or the `home key` in a composition (for example, the chord of C major in a composition in the same key)
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Tonic

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