a musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch, quality, and strength.
the piano tone appears monochrome or lacking in warmth
the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, etc..
trust her to lower the tone of the conversation
(in some languages, such as Chinese) a particular pitch pattern on a syllable used to make semantic distinctions.
Ethnic Liberian languages usually contain two or three distinct tones , based on pitch, which indicate semantic or grammatical differences.
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 or whole step.
He uses this music to introduce octaves, accented rhythms, a whole tone scale and a continuous cross-hand pattern.
the particular quality of brightness, deepness, or hue of a tint or shade of a color.
an attractive color that is even in tone and texture