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Tone may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...




  • Pitch (music), the perceived frequency of a note or sound (see also pure tone)
  • Note, the name of a pitch
  • Whole tone, or major second, a commonly occurring musical interval
  • Timbre, the quality of a musical note or sound that distinguishes different types of sound production

Pitch is the perceived fundamental frequency of a sound. ... Pure tone is a single frequency tone with no harmonic content (no overtones). ... The musical interval of a major second — also called a whole-tone — is the relationship between the first note (the root or tonic) and the second note in a major scale (and also a minor scale). ... In music, timbre, or sometimes timber, (from Fr. ...


  • Tones, album by Steven Johnson
  • 2 Tone (or Two Tone), style of music combining elements of hip hop and r&b

Tones was Eric Johnsons second solo album. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ...

Language and writing

It has been suggested that Tonal language be merged into this article or section. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...

Telephone and electronics

  • Dial tone, a signal indicating that the exchange is ready to accept a call
  • Dual-tone multi-frequency, a dialing system also known as Touch-Tone
  • Ringtone, the sound made by a telephone to indicate an incoming call
  • Tone control circuits, used to modify an audio signal before it is fed to speakers, headphones or recording devices by way of an amplifier

A dial tone is a telephony signal used to indicate that the telephone exchange is working and ready to accept a call. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A ringtone or ring tone is the sound made by a telephone to indicate an incoming call. ... Tone control circuits are electronic circuits used to modify an audio signal before it is fed to speakers, headphones or recording devices by way of an amplifier. ...


River Tone is a river in Somerset, that flows through Taunton and joins the River Parret. ... The Tone River (pronounced toh-neh; 利根川 Tonegawa) is a river in Kanto region, Japan. ... Tone (利根町; -machi) is a town located in Kitasouma District, Ibaraki, Japan. ... Tone (利根郡; -gun) is a district located in Gunma, Japan. ...


  • Tone, Japanese cruiser employed during World War I
  • Tone, Japanese cruiser employed during World War II

The IJN Tone ) was a 2nd class protected cruiser of the Imperial Japanese Navy. ... Tone (利根) was a heavy cruiser of the Imperial Japanese Navy and the lead ship of her class. ...


Tone Loc (born Anthony Terrell Smith on March 3, 1966) is an American hip hop artist turned actor, most well-known for his 1989 hit singles Wild Thing and Funky Cold Medina. He is also known for his deep, gravelly, almost hoarse voice. ... Franchot Tone (February 27, 1905 – September 18, 1968) was an American actor. ... Theobald Wolfe Tone - United Irish leader. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ...

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Tone is the manner in which a poet makes his statement; it reflects his attitude toward his subject.
Tone is the central idea of Frost's "sound of sense." To him, it meant voice tones.
Frost wrote poetry in a speaking voice and the tone(s) are essential to the drama.
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