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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words;
- Example: "Chinese is a tonal language"
[syn: tonic, tonal]

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


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tonal adj 1: employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words; "Chinese is a tonal language" [syn: tonic, tonal] 2: having tonality; i.e. tones and chords organized in relation to one tone such as a keynote or tonic [ant: atonal, unkeyed]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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