Definition of "toning" []

  • A brief summary or record in writing, esp a jotting for future reference (noun)
  • A brief letter, usually of an informal nature (noun)
  • A formal written communication, esp from one government to another (noun)
  • A short written statement giving any kind of information (noun)
  • A critical comment, explanatory statement, or reference in the text of a book, often preceded by a number (noun)
  • A characteristic element or atmosphere (noun)
  • A distinctive vocal sound, as of a species of bird or animal (noun)
  • Any of a series of graphic signs representing a musical sound whose pitch is indicated by position on the stave and whose duration is indicated by the sign's shape (noun)
  • A musical sound of definite fundamental frequency or pitch (noun)
  • A key on a piano, organ, etc (noun)
  • A sound, as from a musical instrument, used as a signal or warning (noun)
  • A tune or melody (noun)
  • To notice; perceive (verb)
  • To pay close attention to; observe (verb)
  • To make a written note or memorandum of (verb)
  • To make particular mention of; remark upon (verb)
  • To write down (music, a melody, etc) in notes (verb)
  • To take (an unpaid or dishonoured bill of exchange) to a notary public to re-present the bill and if it is still unaccepted or unpaid to note the circumstances in a register (verb)
  • Present participle of tone. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "toning" in a sentence
  • "Even the toning is constantly changing -- no static, same-move repetitions."
  • "For an explanation as to why natural toning is highly favored by sophisticated collectors and as to why ‘coin doctoring’ is so terrible, please see my three part series on this topic, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3."
  • "Likewise, attractive blue, purple and green toning is often counterfeited."