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  1. tone

    • IPA[təʊn]

    英式

    • n.
      a musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch, quality, and strength;a modulation of the voice expressing a particular feeling or mood
    • v.
      give greater strength or firmness to (the body or a muscle);(of a muscle or other bodily part) became stronger or firmer
    • noun: tone, plural noun: tones

    • verb: tone, 3rd person present: tones, gerund or present participle: toning, past tense: toned, past participle: toned

    • 釋義
    • 片語
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch, quality, and strength:

      they were speaking in hushed tones

      the piano tone appears lacking in warmth

    • 2. a modulation of the voice expressing a particular feeling or mood:

      a firm tone of voice

    • 3. a musical note or other sound used as a signal on a telephone or answering machine.
    • 4. the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, etc.:

      my friend and I lowered the tone with our oafish ways

      there was a general tone of ill-concealed glee in the reporting

    • 5. an atmosphere of respectability or class:

      they don't feel he gives the place tone

    • 6. a basic interval in classical Western music, equal to two semitones and separating, for example, the first and second notes of an ordinary scale (such as C and D, or E and F sharp); a major second:

      the B flat clarinet's part is written one tone higher than the pitch required

    • 7. the particular quality of brightness, deepness, or hue of a shade of a colour:

      stained glass in vivid tones of red and blue

      an attractive colour which is even in tone and texture

    • 8. the general effect of colour or of light and shade in a picture.
    • 9. a slight degree of difference in the intensity of a colour.
    • 10. (in some languages, such as Chinese) a particular pitch pattern on a syllable used to make semantic distinctions.
    • 11. (in some languages, such as English) intonation on a word or phrase used to add functional meaning.
    • 12. the normal level of firmness or slight contraction in a resting muscle:

      a reduction of muscle tone

      a certain amount of daily exercise is essential to maintain proper body tone and function

    • 13. the normal level of activity in a nerve fibre:

      vagal tone

    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. give greater strength or firmness to (the body or a muscle):

      exercise tones up the muscles

    • 2. (of a muscle or other bodily part) became stronger or firmer:

      his leg muscles had toned up

    • 3. harmonize with (something) in terms of colour:

      the rich orange colour of the wood tones beautifully with the yellow roses

    • 4. give (a monochrome picture) an altered colour in finishing by means of a chemical solution:

      it's a good idea to sepia tone the whole print first

  2. 知識+

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