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N-COUNT 音质;音色;音调 The tone of a sound is its particular quality.
Cross could hear him speaking in low tones to Sarah.
...the clear tone of the bell.
N-COUNT 语气；口气；腔调 Someone's tone is a quality in their voice which shows what they are feeling or thinking.
I still didn't like his tone of voice...
Suddenly he laughed again, this time with a cold, sharp tone…
N-SING (演讲、文章的)语气，调子，基调 The tone of a speech or piece of writing is its style and the opinions or ideas expressed in it.
The spokesman said the tone of the letter was very friendly...
His comments to reporters were conciliatory in tone...
N-SING 气氛;氛围;格调 The tone of a place or an event is its general atmosphere.
The high tone of the occasion was assured by the presence of a dozen wealthy patrons…
The service desk at the entrance, with its friendly, helpful and efficient staff, sets the tone for the rest of the store.
N-UNCOUNT （身体的）强健状况；(尤指肌肉的)紧实度，结实度 The tone of someone's body, especially their muscles, is its degree of firmness and strength.
...stretch exercises that aim to improve muscle tone...
Keeping your muscles strong and in tone helps you to avoid back problems.
VERB 使结实；使强健 Something that tones your body makes it firm and strong.
This movement lengthens your spine and tones the spinal nerves...
Try these toning exercises before you start the day.
N-VAR 色调;明暗 A tone is one of the lighter, darker, or brighter shades of the same colour.
Each brick also varies slightly in tone, texture and size...
I'm a cheery sort of person, so I like cheerful tones.
VERB (与…)协调(或相配) If one thing tones with another, the two things look nice together because their colours are similar in quality or brightness.
Princess Margaret toned with her in a turquoise print dress.
N-SING 电话提示音 A tone is one of the sounds that you hear when you are using a telephone, for example the sound that tells you that a number is engaged or busy, or no longer exists.
N-COUNT 音;全音 A tone is a difference in pitch between two musical notes equal to two semitones.
PHRASE 降低格调 If you say that something lowers the tone of a place or event, you mean that it is not appropriate and makes the place or event seem less respectable.
Councillors say plastic-framed windows lower the tone of the neighbourhood.
PHRASAL VERB 使(颜色)柔和；使(味道)变淡;调和 If you tone down a colour or a flavour, you make it less bright or strong.
When Ken Hom wrote his first book for the BBC he was asked to tone down the spices and garlic in his recipes.