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Translation of "tone" - English-Spanish dictionary

tone

noun /təun/
(the quality of) a sound, especially a voice tono He spoke in a low/angry/gentle tone He told me about it in tones of disapproval That singer/violin/piano has very good tone. a shade of colour/color tono various tones of green. firmness of body or muscle tono Your muscles lack tone – you need exercise. in music, one of the larger intervals in an octave eg between C and D. tono tonal adjective of musical tones. tonal toneless adjective without tone; with no variation in sound etc monótono She spoke in a toneless voice. tonelessly adverb monótonamente tone down phrasal verb to make or become softer, less harsh etc reducir, suavizar He toned down some of his criticisms.
(Definition of tone from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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