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ˈtoʊn ltonal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tonic, tonaladjective

    employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words

    "Chinese is a tonal language"

  2. tonaladjective

    having tonality; i.e. tones and chords organized in relation to one tone such as a keynote or tonic

Wiktionary

  1. tonaladjective

    of or relating to tones or tonality

  2. tonaladjective

    employing tones that have a predictable relationship to some tonic

  3. tonaladjective

    employing differences in pitch to distinguish differences in the meaning of otherwise similar words

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  1. Tonal

    Tonal is a concept within the study of Mesoamerican religion, myth, folklore and anthropology. It refers to the belief found in many indigenous Mesoamerican cultures that a person upon being born acquires a close spiritual link to an animal, a link that lasts throughout the lives of both creatures. It is in this way similar to the concept of Totem.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tonal in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tonal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of tonal in a Sentence

  1. Kristen Stewart:

    Once Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg got going, that tonal quality that's so familiar and immediately recognizable, it just happened, i think Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg kind of nailed it.

  2. Gary Newman:

    We certainly did n’t go into the season thinking that we needed to make a tonal shift, even last year when ‘ Last Man ’ was canceled, we really looked for an opportunity to move it to our schedule and we just did n’t have the right show to pair it with. We did n’t have the right opportunity. It was a really compressed time when it was canceled at the very end in May. We were emboldened by the response we saw on ‘ Roseanne. ’ We saw it as an opportunity to pair those two shows together on Friday night.

  3. The President:

    The tonal shiftThe most tangible development over the course of Tuesday was the subtle, yet very critical, shift in tone coming from the Democratic members who have held significant sway -- or even control -- over the state of play in White House. Red lines that had been drawn were blurred. Public spats that spilled into the open played out again behind closed doors. Yes, the details still need significant work. No, not all members are there yet.But, there was a recognition that something had to happen and fast before The President leaves for Scotland. It's a shift from where members were just before the recess, when Pelosi was forced to postpone a vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill because factions could not come together. The impending deadline of Glasgow paired with the reality of a midterm election just a year away and the constant barrage of stories about Democratic infighting all coalesced and began chipping away at the resolve of folks who up until this point had demanded they get everything or give nothing at all.Here's your signFor example : Members of the progressive caucus started to say they may not need a full Senate vote on the Build Back Better package before they vote for the bipartisan infrastructure bill. Members in that meeting said that is because The President made it abundantly clear that any bill that The President backed and said would have the Senate's support, would. Analysis : Gas prices are high. That could mess with Bidens climate agenda.

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