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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* tonick (obsolete)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɒnɪk/ * Rhymes: -ɒnɪk

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɒnɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɒnɪk

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Ancient Greek _τονικός_ (tonikós), from _τόνος_ (tónos). 17th century writers believed health to be derived from firmly stretched muscles, thus _tonic_; the extension of _tonic medicine_ appeared in the late 18th century. ADJECTIVE TONIC (_comparative_ MORE TONIC, _superlative_ MOST TONIC) * (physics, pathology) Pertaining to tension, especially of muscles. * 2009, Thomas Pynchon, _Inherent Vice_, Vintage 2010, p. 316: Out in front and across the street, Doc noted half a dozen or so young men, not loitering or doing substances but poised and TONIC, as if waiting for some standing order to take effect. * Restorative, curative or invigorating. _The arrival of the new members had a TONIC effect on the team._ TRANSLATIONS NOUN TONIC (_plural_ TONICS) * A substance with medicinal properties intended to restore or invigorate. _We used to brew a TONIC from a particular kind of root._ * Tonic water. * (US, Northeastern US) Any of various carbonated, non-alcoholic beverages; soda pop. * (figuratively) Something that revitalises or reinvigorates. TRANSLATIONS

From Ancient Greek τονικός (tonikós), from τόνος (tónos). 17th century writers believed health to be derived from firmly stretched muscles, thus tonic; the extension of tonic medicine appeared in the late 18th century.

Adjective

tonic (comparative more tonic, superlative most tonic)

  1. (physics, pathology) Pertaining to tension, especially of muscles.
  2. Restorative, curative or invigorating.
    The arrival of the new members had a tonic effect on the team.

Translations

Noun

tonic (plural tonics)

  1. A substance with medicinal properties intended to restore or invigorate.
    We used to brew a tonic from a particular kind of root.
  2. Tonic water.
  3. (US, Northeastern US) Any of various carbonated, non-alcoholic beverages; soda pop.
  4. (figuratively) Something that revitalises or reinvigorates.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Wikipedia From _tone_ +‎ _-ic_. ADJECTIVE TONIC (_not comparable_) * (music) Pertaining to the keynote of a composition. * Pertaining to the accent or stress in a word or in speech. * Of or relating to tones or sounds; specifically (phonetics, dated) being or relating to a speech sound made with tone unmixed and undimmed by obstruction, i.e. a vowel or diphthong. NOUN TONIC (_plural_ TONICS) * (music) The first note of a scale. * (music) The triad built on the tonic note. * (phonetics) A tonic element or letter; a vowel or a diphthong. RELATED TERMS * tonal center

Wikipedia

From tone +‎ -ic.

Adjective

tonic (not comparable)

  1. (music) Pertaining to the keynote of a composition.
  2. Pertaining to the accent or stress in a word or in speech.
  3. Of or relating to tones or sounds; specifically (phonetics, dated) being or relating to a speech sound made with tone unmixed and undimmed by obstruction, i.e. a vowel or diphthong.

Noun

tonic (plural tonics)

  1. (music) The first note of a scale.
  2. (music) The triad built on the tonic note.
  3. (phonetics) A tonic element or letter; a vowel or a diphthong.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* ontic

Que a categoria em FRENCH - PRONUNCIATION
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French - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /tɔ.nik/ * Homophones: tonics, tonique, toniques

Que a categoria em FRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

TONIC

tonic

Que a categoria em FRENCH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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French - External Links

* “tonic” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).


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