Tone
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Sound, or the character of a sound, or a sound considered as of this or that character; as, a low, high, loud, grave, acute, sweet, or harsh tone.

2. (n.) Accent, or inflection or modulation of the voice, as adapted to express emotion or passion.

3. (n.) A whining style of speaking; a kind of mournful or artificial strain of voice; an affected speaking with a measured rhythm had a regular rise and fall of the voice; as, children often read with a tone.

4. (n.) A sound considered as to pitch; as, the seven tones of the octave; she has good high tones.

5. (n.) The larger kind of interval between contiguous sounds in the diatonic scale, the smaller being called a semitone as, a whole tone too flat; raise it a tone.

6. (n.) The peculiar quality of sound in any voice or instrument; as, a rich tone, a reedy tone.

7. (n.) A mode or tune or plain chant; as, the Gregorian tones.

8. (n.) That state of a body, or of any of its organs or parts, in which the animal functions are healthy and performed with due vigor.

9. (n.) Tonicity; as, arterial tone.

10. (n.) State of mind; temper; mood.

11. (n.) Tenor; character; spirit; drift; as, the tone of his remarks was commendatory.

12. (n.) General or prevailing character or style, as of morals, manners, or sentiment, in reference to a scale of high and low; as, a low tone of morals; a tone of elevated sentiment; a courtly tone of manners.

13. (n.) The general effect of a picture produced by the combination of light and shade, together with color in the case of a painting; -- commonly used in a favorable sense; as, this picture has tone.

14. (v. t.) To utter with an affected tone.

15. (v. t.) To give tone, or a particular tone, to; to tune. See Tune, v. t.

16. (v. t.) To bring, as a print, to a certain required shade of color, as by chemical treatment.

Greek
5456. phone -- a voice, sound
... a voice, sound NASB Word Usage blasts (1), cry (1), language (1), languages (1),
outcry (1), sound (15), sounds (4), statement (1), tone (1), utterance (3 ...
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1640. elasson -- smaller, less
... Or elatton el-at-tone'; comparative of the same as elachistos; smaller (in size,
quantity, age or quality) -- less, under, worse, younger. see GREEK elachistos. ...
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5509. chiton -- a tunic
... a tunic. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: chiton Phonetic Spelling:
(khee-tone') Short Definition: a tunic, garment, undergarment Definition: a ...
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2557. kakourgos -- a criminal
... William Ramsay noted this term "marks exactly the tone of the Neronian period,
and . . refers expressly to the , for which the Christians were ...
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1069. geiton -- a neighbor
... a neighbor. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine; Noun, Masculine Transliteration: geiton
Phonetic Spelling: (ghi'-tone) Short Definition: a neighbor Definition: a ...
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753. architekton -- a master builder
... a master builder. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: architekton Phonetic
Spelling: (ar-khee-tek'-tone) Short Definition: master-builder Definition ...
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5045. tekton -- a craftsman, spec. a carpenter
... a carpenter. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: tekton Phonetic Spelling:
(tek'-tone) Short Definition: a carpenter Definition: a carpenter, an ...
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2846. koiton -- a bedchamber
... a bedchamber. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: koiton Phonetic Spelling:
(koy-tone') Short Definition: a bed-chamber Definition: a bed-chamber. ...
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5130. touton -- this; he, she, it
... 5129, 5130. touton. 5131 . this; he, she, it. Transliteration: touton Phonetic
Spelling: (too'-tone) Short Definition: this. Word Origin gen. pl. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7984. shilton -- governor
... 7983, 7984. shilton or shilton. 7985 . governor. Transliteration: shilton or
shilton Phonetic Spelling: (shil-tone') Short Definition: rulers. ...
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8481. tachton -- lower, lowest
... 8480, 8481. tachton. 8482 . lower, lowest. Transliteration: tachton Phonetic
Spelling: (takh-tone') Short Definition: lower. Word ...
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7623. shabach -- to soothe, still
... A primitive root; properly, to address in a loud tone, ie (specifically) loud;
figuratively, to pacify (as if by words) -- commend, glory, keep in, praise ...
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6994. qaton -- to be small or insignificant
... qaton. 6995 . to be small or insignificant. Transliteration: qaton Phonetic Spelling:
(kaw-tone') Short Definition: insignificant. Word Origin a prim. ...
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850. Eshton -- an Israelite
... 849, 850. Eshton. 851 . an Israelite. Transliteration: Eshton Phonetic
Spelling: (esh-tone') Short Definition: Eshton. Word Origin ...
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6873. tsarach -- to cry, roar
... cry, roar. A primitive root; to be clear (in tone, ie Shrill), ie To whoop --
cry, roar. 6872c, 6873. tsarach. 6874 . Strong's Numbers.
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6996. qatan -- small, young, unimportant
... Or qaton {kaw-tone'}; from quwt; abbreviated, ie Diminutive, literally (in quantity,
size or number) or figuratively (in age or importance) -- least, less(-er ...
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3213. yalal -- to howl, make a howling
... make to howl, be howling. A primitive root; to howl (with a wailing tone) or yell
(with a boisterous one) -- (make to) howl, be howling. 3212, 3213. ...
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7983. shilton -- mastery
... 7982, 7983. shilton. 7984 . mastery. Transliteration: shilton Phonetic
Spelling: (shil-tone') Short Definition: authoritative. Word ...
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Library

Stichera for a Sunday of the First Tone.
... STICHERA FOR A SUNDAY OF THE FIRST TONE. 6,4,6,4 Anatolius, 458. zopheras trikumias.
Fierce was the wild billow; Dark was the night; Oars laboured heavily; ...
/.../neale/hymns of the eastern church/stichera for a sunday of.htm

Seventh Psalm Tone
... No. 243g Seventh Psalm Tone. Adoremus and Laudate (No.7). Seventh Psalm
Tone. Adoramus in aeternum Sanctissimum Sacramentum. ...
/.../the st gregory hymnal and catholic choir book/no 243g seventh psalm tone.htm

Third Psalm Tone
... No. 243c Third Psalm Tone. Adoremus and Laudate (No.3). Third Psalm Tone.
Adoramus in aeternum Sanctissimum Sacramentum. 1. Laudate ...
/.../the st gregory hymnal and catholic choir book/no 243c third psalm tone.htm

Sixth Psalm Tone
... No. 243f Sixth Psalm Tone. Adoremus and Laudate (No.6). Sixth Psalm Tone.
Adoramus in aeternum Sanctissimum Sacramentum. 1. Laudate ...
/.../the st gregory hymnal and catholic choir book/no 243f sixth psalm tone.htm

Fourth Psalm Tone
... No. 243d Fourth Psalm Tone. Adoremus and Laudate (No.4). Fourth Psalm
Tone. Adoramus in aeternum Sanctissimum Sacramentum. 1 ...
/.../the st gregory hymnal and catholic choir book/no 243d fourth psalm tone.htm

Fifth Psalm Tone
... No. 243e Fifth Psalm Tone. Adoremus and Laudate (No.5). Fifth Psalm Tone.
Adoramus in aeternum Sanctissimum Sacramentum. 1. Laudate ...
/.../the st gregory hymnal and catholic choir book/no 243e fifth psalm tone.htm

Second Psalm Tone
... No. 243b Second Psalm Tone. Adoremus and Laudate (No.2) Second Psalm
Tone. Adoramus in aeternum Sanctissimum Sacramentum. 1 ...
/.../the st gregory hymnal and catholic choir book/no 243b second psalm tone.htm

Eighth Psalm Tone
... No. 243h Eighth Psalm Tone. Adoremus and Laudate (No.8). Eighth Psalm
Tone. Adoramus in aeternum Sanctissimum Sacramentum. 1 ...
/.../the st gregory hymnal and catholic choir book/no 243h eighth psalm tone.htm

A Sunday in the Week of the First Tone
... A Sunday in the Week of the First Tone. 8,8,8,8,8,8 Germanicus (634-734). By fruit,
the ancient Foe's device. Drave Adam forth from Paradise: ...
/.../neale/hymns of the eastern church/a sunday in the week.htm

Idiomela in the Week of the First Oblique Tone.
... IDIOMELA IN THE WEEK OF THE FIRST OBLIQUE TONE. These Stanzas, which strike me as
very sweet, are not in all the editions of the Octoechus. [23] 8,5,8,3. ...
/.../neale/hymns of the eastern church/idiomela in the week of.htm

Thesaurus
Tone (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Sound, or the character of a sound, or a sound considered as of this or
that character; as, a low, high, loud, grave, acute, sweet, or harsh tone. ...
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Sharp (115 Occurrences)
... 4. (superl.) High in pitch; acute; as, a sharp note or tone. ... 20. (n.) A sharp tone
or note. 21. (n.) A portion of a stream where the water runs very rapidly. ...
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Voice (651 Occurrences)
... of the kind or quality heard in speech or song in the consonants b, v, d, etc.,
and in the vowels; sonant, or intonated, utterance; tone; -- distinguished from ...
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Accent (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (n.) Modulation of the voice in speaking; manner of speaking or pronouncing;
peculiar or characteristic modification of the voice; tone; as, a foreign accent ...
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A (102073 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The name of the sixth tone in the model major scale (that in C), or the
first tone of the minor scale, which is named after it the scale in A minor. ...
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Key (8 Occurrences)
... 13. (n.) A family of tones whose regular members are called diatonic tones, and
named key tone (or tonic) or one (or eight), mediant or three, dominant or five ...
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Whisper (9 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To utter in a low and nonvocal tone; to say under the breath; hence,
to mention privately and confidentially, or in a whisper. ...
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Flat (33 Occurrences)
... 23. (n.) A dull fellow; a simpleton; a numskull. 24. (n.) A character [/] before
a note, indicating a tone which is a half step or semitone lower. 25. ...
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Trumpet (74 Occurrences)
... octaves is limited to the first natural harmonics; but there are modern trumpets
capable, by means of valves or pistons, of producing every tone within their ...
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Tune (15 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A sound; a note; a tone. ... 6. (vt) To give tone
to; to attune; to adapt in style of music; to make harmonious. ...
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Concordance
Tone (9 Occurrences)

Matthew 9:30
Then their eyes were opened. And assuming a stern tone Jesus said to them, "Be careful to let no one know."
(WEY)

Mark 1:27
And all were amazed and awe-struck, so they began to ask one another, "What does this mean? Here is a new sort of teaching--and a tone of authority! And even to foul spirits he issues orders and they obey him!"
(WEY)

Romans 10:6
But the righteousness which is based on faith speaks in a different tone. "Say not in your heart," it declares, "'Who shall ascend to Heaven?'" --that is, to bring Christ down;
(WEY)

1 Corinthians 9:8
Am I making use of merely worldly illustrations? Does not the Law speak in the same tone?
(WEY)

Galatians 4:20
but I could wish to be present with you now, and to change my tone, for I am perplexed about you.
(WEB WEY ASV NAS RSV NIV)

2 Timothy 2:25
He must speak in a gentle tone when correcting the errors of opponents, in the hope that God will at last give them repentance, for them to come to a full knowledge of the truth
(WEY)

Titus 2:7
and above all make your own life a pattern of right conduct, having in your teaching no taint of insincerity, but a serious tone,
(WEY)

Hebrews 6:9
But we, even while we speak in this tone, have a happier conviction concerning you, my dearly-loved friends--a conviction of things which point towards salvation.
(WEY)

Daniel 6:20
When he came near to the den to Daniel, he cried with a lamentable voice; the king spoke and said to Daniel, Daniel, servant of the living God, is your God, whom you serve continually, able to deliver you from the lions?
(See RSV)

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