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  1. Tones

    Tones is the second studio album by guitarist Eric Johnson, released in 1986 through Reprise Records. The first two tracks, "Zap" and "Emerald Eyes", are re-recordings from Johnson's then-unreleased 1978 debut album Seven Worlds. "Zap" would later receive a nomination for Best Rock Instrumental Performance at the 1987 Grammy Awards

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  1. tonesnoun

    Plural noun of tone.

    The piano when played by the composer gave the most beautiful tones and sounds so joyful to the ear of all who had the pleasure of hearing it.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 16, 2016  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. TONES

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tones is ranked #44109 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Tones surname appeared 488 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Tones.

    54.9% or 268 total occurrences were White.
    33.4% or 163 total occurrences were Black.
    9% or 44 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 9 total occurrences were of two or more races.

Anagrams for tones »

  1. notes

  2. onset

  3. set on

  4. seton

  5. SONET

  6. steno

  7. stone

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tones in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tones in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of tones in a Sentence

  1. Merlin Sheldrake:

    The human sense of smell is extraordinary. Our eyes can distinguish several million colours, our ears can distinguish half a million tones, but our noses can distinguish well over a trillion different odours. Humans can detect virtually all volatile chemicals ever tested.

  2. Susan Hough:

    The earthquake itself, like most large earthquakes, released energy with a wide range of frequencies, the bigger the earthquake, the greater the level of booming low tones. But big earthquakes also release a lot of high-frequency energy. The high-frequency energy gets damped out quickly as it travels through the earth, so the Haiti earthquake was damaging to Port-au-Prince in part because the fault rupture was so close.

  3. Robert Frost:

    There are tones of voices that mean more than words.

  4. Gene Baur:

    With a vinyl record, there’s more of a richness and there’s different tones and more full-bodiedness whereas with a CD you have less richness and less fullness.

  5. Lewis Carroll:

    Surely your gladness need not be the less for the thought that you will one day see a brighter dawn than this - when lovelier sights will meet your eyes than any waving trees or rippling waters - when angel-hands shall undraw your curtains, and sweeter tones than ever loving Mother breathed shall wake you to a new and glorious day - and when all the sadness, and the sin, that darkened life on this little earth, shall be forgotten like the dreams of a night that is past!

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