tone

tone (ton)

1. A musical sound. 2. The character of the voice expressing an emotion. 3. The tension present in resting muscles. 4. Firmness of the tissues; normal functioning of all the organs. 5. To perform toning. [G. tonos, tone, or a tone]
affective t. , emotional t. feeling t
feeling t. the mental state (pleasure, repugnance, etc.) that accompanies every act or thought.affective t., emotional t., affectivity;
fundamental t. the component of lowest frequency in a complex t.
heart t.'s heart sounds, under sound
Traube's double t. a double sound heard on auscultation over the femoral vessels in cases of aortic and tricuspid insufficiency.

 

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