Atonic
Atones At*ones, adv. [See {At one}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Down he fell atones as a stone. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Atonic A*ton"ic, a. [Cf. F. atonique. See {Atony}.] 1. (Med.) Characterized by atony, or lack of vital energy; as, an atonic disease. [1913 Webster]

2. (Gram.) Unaccented; as, an atonic syllable. [1913 Webster]

3. Destitute of tone vocality; surd. --Rush. [1913 Webster]


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  • atonic — ATÓNIC, Ă, atonici, ce, adj. Aton (1). – Din fr. atonique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  Atonic ≠ tonic Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime  ATÓNIC adj. (med.) aton. (Ţesut atonic.) Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004.… …   Dicționar Român

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  • Atonic — A*ton ic, n. 1. (Gram.) A word that has no accent. [1913 Webster] 2. An element of speech entirely destitute of vocality, or produced by the breath alone; a nonvocal or surd consonant; a breathing. Rush. [1913 Webster] 3. (Med.) A remedy capable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • atonic — [ə tän′ik, ātän′ik] adj. [Fr atonique < Gr atonia (see ATONY + Fr ique, IC] 1. caused or characterized by atony 2. unaccented: said of a word or syllable n. [< A 2 + Gr tonos, accent, pitch; see …   English World dictionary

  • atonic — Relaxed; without normal tone or tension. * * * aton·ic ( )ā tän ik, ( )a adj characterized by atony <an atonic bladder> …   Medical dictionary

  • atonic — adjective Date: 1792 1. characterized by atony 2. uttered without accent or stress …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • atonic — См. àtono …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • atonic — /euh ton ik, ay ton /, adj. 1. Phonet. a. unaccented. b. Obs. voiceless. 2. Pathol. characterized by atony. n. 3. Gram. an unaccented word, syllable, or sound. [1720 30; A 6 + TONIC; in pathology sense, ATON(Y) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • atonic — adjective /eɪˈtɒnɪk/ a) Referring to a syllable or sound that is spoken without accent or stress. b) Lacking muscle tone …   Wiktionary

  • atònic — a|tò|nic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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