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Engelsk navneord: tone

1. tone (om kommunikation) the quality of a person's voice

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe began in a conversational tone.
He spoke in a nervous tone of voice.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tone of voice

Mindre specifikke termerdelivery, manner of speaking, speech

Mere specifikke termernote, rotundity, roundness, undertone

2. tone (om egenskab) (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Beijing dialect uses four tones.

Mindre specifikke termerpitch

Overordnet emneområdelinguistics

3. tone (om egenskab) (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely.
The muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)quality, timber, timbre

Mindre specifikke termersound property

Mere specifikke termercolor, coloration, colour, colouration, harmonic, nasality, plangency, register, resonance, resonance, reverberance, ringing, shrillness, sonority, sonorousness, stridence, stridency, vibrancy

Overordnet emneområdemusic

4. tone (om tilstand) the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe feel of the city excited him.
A clergyman improved the tone of the meeting.
It had the smell of treason.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell, spirit

Mindre specifikke termerambiance, ambience, atmosphere

Mere specifikke termerHollywood, Zeitgeist

5. tone (om egenskab) a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAfter several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shade, tincture, tint

Mindre specifikke termercolor, coloring, colour, colouring

Mere specifikke termermellowness, richness, tinge, undertone

6. tone (om kommunikation) a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe singer held the note too long.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)musical note, note

Mindre specifikke termermusical notation

Mere specifikke termeracciaccatura, appoggiatura, blue note, chord, crotchet, demisemiquaver, dominant, eighth note, grace note, half note, hemidemisemiquaver, keynote, leading tone, mediant, middle C, minim, monotone, passing note, passing tone, pedal, pedal point, quarter note, quaver, semibreve, semiquaver, shake, sixteenth note, sixty-fourth note, subdominant, submediant, subtonic, supertonic, thirty-second note, tonic, trill, whole note

Tilhører disse overordnede termermusical scale, scale

7. tone (om erkendelse) a steady sound without overtones

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey tested his hearing with pure tones of different frequencies.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pure tone

Mindre specifikke termerauditory sensation, sound

Mere specifikke termerharmonic

8. tone (om tilstand) the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe doctor tested my tonicity.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tonicity, tonus

Mindre specifikke termertautness, tenseness, tension, tensity

Mere specifikke termercatatonia, hypertonia, hypertonicity, hypertonus, hypotonia, hypotonicity, hypotonus, muscle tone, muscular tonus, myotonia

Overordnet emneområdemuscle, muscular tissue

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)amyotonia, atonia, atonicity, atony

9. tone (om kommunikation) a musical interval of two semitones

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)step, whole step, whole tone

Mindre specifikke termerinterval, musical interval

10. tone (om egenskab) the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.

Mindre specifikke termerquality

Engelsk udsagnsord: tone

1. tone (om kommunikation) utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe students chanted the same slogan over and over again.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chant, intone

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termermouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

2. tone (om kommunikation) vary the pitch of one's speech

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)inflect, modulate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termermouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

3. tone (om ændring) change the color or tone of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTone a negative.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercolor, colour, discolor, discolour

4. tone (om ændring) change to a color image

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTone a photographic image.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercolor, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize

5. tone (i anatomi) give a healthy elasticity to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet's tone our muscles.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)strengthen, tone up

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerexercise, work out

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