Definisi 'tone'

English to English
noun
1 the quality of a person's voice Terjemahkan
Example:
he began in a conversational tone
he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
source: wordnet30

2 (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages Terjemahkan
Example:
the Beijing dialect uses four tones
source: wordnet30

3 (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound) Terjemahkan
Example:
the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely
the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet
source: wordnet30

4 the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people Terjemahkan
Example:
the feel of the city excited him
a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
it had the smell of treason
source: wordnet30

5 a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color Terjemahkan
Example:
after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted
source: wordnet30

6 a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound Terjemahkan
Example:
the singer held the note too long
source: wordnet30

7 a steady sound without overtones Terjemahkan
Example:
they tested his hearing with pure tones of different frequencies
source: wordnet30

8 the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli Terjemahkan
Example:
the doctor tested my tonicity
source: wordnet30

9 a musical interval of two semitones Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

10 the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author Terjemahkan
Example:
the general tone of articles appearing in the newspapers is that the government should withdraw
from the tone of her behavior I gathered that I had outstayed my welcome
source: wordnet30

11 Sound, or the character of a sound, or a sound considered as of this or that character; as, a low, high, loud, grave, acute, sweet, or harsh tone. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

12 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. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
13 utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically Terjemahkan
Example:
The students chanted the same slogan over and over again
source: wordnet30

14 vary the pitch of one's speech Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

15 change the color or tone of Terjemahkan
Example:
tone a negative
source: wordnet30

16 change to a color image Terjemahkan
Example:
tone a photographic image
source: wordnet30

17 give a healthy elasticity to Terjemahkan
Example:
Let's tone our muscles
source: wordnet30

18 To utter with an affected tone. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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