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tone
toʊn
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color.
  2. A pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages.
  3. The distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound).
  4. The quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author.
  5. A steady sound without overtones.
  6. A musical interval of two semitones.
  7. A notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound.
  8. The quality of a person's voice.
  9. The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people.
  10. The elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli.
(动) As a verb
  1. Give a healthy elasticity to.
  2. Change to a color image.
  3. Change the color or tone of.
  4. Vary the pitch of one's speech.
  5. Utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically.
Hyphenationtone
Part of Speech(名) noun, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
Matching Results
音调yīndiàopitch of voice (high or low); pitch (of a musical note); tone
音质yīnzhìtone; sound quality; timbre
语调yǔdiàointonation
语气yǔqìtone; manner of speaking; mood
色调sèdiàohue; tone
气氛qìfēnatmosphere; mood
状况zhuàngkuàngcondition; state; situation
品质pǐnzhì, pǐnzhí (Tw)character; intrinsic quality (of a person); quality (of a product or service, or as in "quality of life", "air quality" etc)
调和tiáohéharmonious; to mediate; to reconcile; to compromise; mediation; to mix; to blend; blended; to season; seasoning; to placate
增强zēngqiángto increase; to strengthen
笔调bǐdiào(of writing) tone; style
调头diàotoutone (of voice); tune
音色yīnsètone; timbre; sound color
声调shēngdiàotone; note; a tone (on a Chinese syllable)
乐音yuèyīnmusical note; tone
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