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• TonDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The weight of twenty hundredweight.
  2. (n.) The prevailing fashion or mode; vogue; as, things of ton.
  3. (n.) A certain weight or quantity of merchandise, with reference to transportation as freight; as, six hundred weight of ship bread in casks, seven hundred weight in bags, eight hundred weight in bulk; ten bushels of potatoes; eight sacks, or ten barrels, of flour; forty cubic feet of rough, or fifty cubic feet of hewn, timber, etc.
  4. (n.) Forty cubic feet of space, being the unit of measurement of the burden, or carrying capacity, of a vessel; as a vessel of 300 tons burden.
  5. () pl. of Toe.
  6. (n.) The common tunny, or house mackerel.
  7. (n.) A measure of weight or quantity.

• TonalityDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The principle of key in music; the character which a composition has by virtue of the key in which it is written, or through the family relationship of all its tones and chords to the keynote, or tonic, of the whole.