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tone

tone

 
pronunciation:
ton
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a single sound in music or a sound that is similar to music.
When I heard the tone, I left a message.
similar words:
note, pitch, sound
definition 2: the quality or character of a sound.
The tone of the old piano is deep and warm.The teacher spoke to the children in a friendly tone.
similar words:
music, quality
definition 3: a particular type of a color.
He painted his walls a strange tone of green.
similar words:
color
derivations: toneless (adj.), tonelessly (adv.), tonelessness (n.), toner (n.)
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