tone color
noun Date: 1881 timbre

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tone color — Tone Tone (t[=o]n), n. [F. ton, L. tonus a sound, tone, fr. Gr. to nos a stretching, straining, raising of the voice, pitch, accent, measure or meter, in pl., modes or keys differing in pitch; akin to tei nein to stretch or strain. See {Thin},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tone color — n. TIMBRE …   English World dictionary

  • tone color — Music. tone quality; timbre. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • tone color — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A sound of distinct pitch and quality: timbre, tonality, tone. See SOUNDS …   English dictionary for students

  • tone color — noun Etymology: translation of German klangfarbe 1. : timbre 1b 2. : color 10b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Color analysis (art) — Color analysis, also called skin tone color matching or color seasons, is the process of finding colors of clothing and makeup to match a person s complexion, eye color, and hair color. It is often used as an aid to wardrobe planning and style… …   Wikipedia

  • Tone — (t[=o]n), n. [F. ton, L. tonus a sound, tone, fr. Gr. to nos a stretching, straining, raising of the voice, pitch, accent, measure or meter, in pl., modes or keys differing in pitch; akin to tei nein to stretch or strain. See {Thin}, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tone syllable — Tone Tone (t[=o]n), n. [F. ton, L. tonus a sound, tone, fr. Gr. to nos a stretching, straining, raising of the voice, pitch, accent, measure or meter, in pl., modes or keys differing in pitch; akin to tei nein to stretch or strain. See {Thin},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • color — [kul′ər] n. [ME & OFr colour < L color < OL colos, orig., a covering < IE base * kel , to conceal, hide > HULL1, HALL] 1. the sensation resulting from stimulation of the retina of the eye by light waves of certain lengths 2. the… …   English World dictionary

  • tone — *color, hue, shade, tint, tinge …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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