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English definition of “tone”

tone

noun [C or U] (MUSICAL QUALITY)    /təʊn/ US  /toʊn/
the quality of sound of a musical instrument or singing voice: the beautiful rich tones of his tenor voiceTechnical music termsDescribing qualities of sound
(Definition of tone noun (MUSICAL QUALITY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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