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(--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
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  1. (--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
  2. The highest point of a structure:
  3. A level or degree, as of intensity:
Distinctive character:
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  1. Distinctive character:
  2. The characteristic quality of sound that distinguishes one voice or musical instrument from another or one vowel sound from another: it is determined by the harmonics of the sound and is distinguished from the intensity and pitch
  3. The combination of qualities of a sound that distinguishes it from other sounds of the same pitch and volume.
Intensification and prolongation of sound, especially of a musical tone, produced by sympathetic vibration.
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  1. Intensification and prolongation of sound, especially of a musical tone, produced by sympathetic vibration.
  2. (Phonet.) The intensification of, and particular quality given to, a speech sound, resulting from its vibrating in a resonating cavity, as the pharynx, the mouth, or the nose, or a combination of these
  3. The quality of having an intensity of emotion or richness of expression that evokes or reinforces a sympathetic response
The material world and its phenomena:
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  1. The material world and its phenomena:
  2. The basic character or qualities of humanity:
  3. Heredity:
The general direction of something:
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  1. The general direction of something:
  2. An inclination in a particular direction.
  3. A general tendency or course of events:
A characteristic general quality; tone:
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  1. A characteristic general quality; tone:
  2. A state of mind or emotion; disposition:
  3. A tendency to become easily angry or irritable:
A symbol or set of symbols expressing some mathematical fact, as a quantity or operation
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  1. A symbol or set of symbols expressing some mathematical fact, as a quantity or operation
  2. The act of expressing, conveying, or representing in words, art, music, or movement; a manifestation:
  3. A showing of feeling, character, etc.
Existing circumstances:
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  1. Existing circumstances:
  2. One that is indispensable to the appearance or occurrence of another; a prerequisite:
  3. A future and uncertain event, fact, or circumstance whose existence or occurrence is necessary for the existence or determining the extent of an obligation or liability. See also estate and fee simple.
The appearance of a thing as seen from a specific point; view
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  1. The appearance of a thing as seen from a specific point; view
  2. Appearance to the eye, especially from a specific vantage point:
  3. (Gram.) A characteristic of verbs, expressed in some languages by inflection, indicating the nature of an action as being completed or single (called perfective or nonprogressive aspect), or as being uncompleted, repeated, or habitual (called imperfective or progressive aspect); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic
A manner or way of acting, doing, or being; method or form
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  1. A manner or way of acting, doing, or being; method or form
  2. (Philosophy) The particular appearance, form, or manner in which an underlying substance, or a permanent aspect or attribute of it, is manifested.
  3. A given condition of functioning; a status or operation:
(Biol.) The tendency of a plant or animal to grow in a certain way; characteristic growth
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  1. (Biol.) The tendency of a plant or animal to grow in a certain way; characteristic growth
  2. A thing done often and hence, usually, done easily; practice; custom
  3. Characteristic appearance, form, or manner of growth, especially of a plant or crystal:
(Obs.) General appearance; aspect
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  1. (Obs.) General appearance; aspect
  2. A particular gradation of color; a shade or tint.
  3. The property of colors by which they are seen as ranging from red through orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet, as determined by the dominant wavelength of the light.
(Printing) A panel of light color on which matter in another color is to be printed, as in an illustration.
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  1. (Printing) A panel of light color on which matter in another color is to be printed, as in an illustration.
  2. A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
  3. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation.
The result of blending; a mixture or merger of varieties, kinds, types, etc.
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  1. The result of blending; a mixture or merger of varieties, kinds, types, etc.
  2. The act of blending:
  3. A mixture consisting chiefly of a (specified) fabric, ingredient, etc.
A slight trace, flavor, odor, etc.; smack; touch
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  1. A slight trace, flavor, odor, etc.; smack; touch
  2. A slight coloring; tint
  3. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
Outward form or look; appearance:
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  1. Outward form or look; appearance:
  2. Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix:
  3. Sort; type:
The condition of being colored
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  1. The condition of being colored
  2. The sum of the beliefs or principles of a person, group, or institution.
  3. The technique of using colors, as in painting
Distinctive character:
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  1. Distinctive character:
  2. The characteristic quality of sound that distinguishes one voice or musical instrument from another or one vowel sound from another: it is determined by the harmonics of the sound and is distinguished from the intensity and pitch
  3. The combination of qualities of a sound that distinguishes it from other sounds of the same pitch and volume.
(Music) The quality of all the tones in a composition heard in relation to the tonic.
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  1. (Music) The quality of all the tones in a composition heard in relation to the tonic.
  2. (Art) The color scheme of a painting
  3. The arrangement of all the tones and chords of a composition in relation to a tonic.
The timbre of a singing voice or an instrument.
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  1. The timbre of a singing voice or an instrument.
  2. Timbre
Something that accentuates or contrasts something else, as a touch of color that makes the features of an image stand out.
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  1. Something that accentuates or contrasts something else, as a touch of color that makes the features of an image stand out.
  2. Particular importance or interest; emphasis:
  3. A distinctive feature or quality, such as a feature that accentuates, contrasts with, or complements a decorative style.
A change of a curve or arc from convex to concave or the reverse
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  1. A change of a curve or arc from convex to concave or the reverse
  2. (Grammar) An alteration of the form of a word by the addition of an affix, as in English dogs from dog, or by changing the form of a base, as in English spoke from speak, that indicates grammatical features such as number, person, mood, or tense.
  3. A pattern of forming paradigms, such as noun inflection or verb inflection.
A manner of producing or uttering tones, especially with regard to accuracy of pitch.
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  1. A manner of producing or uttering tones, especially with regard to accuracy of pitch.
  2. The opening words of a Gregorian chant
  3. A use of pitch characteristic of a speaker or dialect:
Shape or form; configuration:
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  1. Shape or form; configuration:
  2. Something, esp. a garment, in the current style
  3. The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior:
Kind; sort:
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  1. Kind; sort:
  2. A way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure
  3. Characteristic style or method in art, music, literature, etc.
(Philosophy) The particular appearance, form, or manner in which an underlying substance, or a permanent aspect or attribute of it, is manifested.
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  1. (Philosophy) The particular appearance, form, or manner in which an underlying substance, or a permanent aspect or attribute of it, is manifested.
  2. A manner, way, or method of doing something, experiencing something, or acting:
  3. Style or fashion.
Specific or characteristic manner of expression, execution, construction, or design, in any art, period, work, employment, etc.
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  1. Specific or characteristic manner of expression, execution, construction, or design, in any art, period, work, employment, etc.
  2. The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed:
  3. A particular fashion:
Something that looks like a blood vessel, such as the hindgut of a shrimp.
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  1. Something that looks like a blood vessel, such as the hindgut of a shrimp.
  2. A long wavy strip of a different shade or color, as in wood or marble, or as mold in cheese.
  3. Any distinctive quality or strain regarded as running through one's character, or a speech, writing, etc.
A distinctive quality or appearance; an aura:
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  1. A distinctive quality or appearance; an aura:
  2. The general environment or condition, as in attitudes and ideas:
  3. An outward appearance; general impression or feeling given by something
The special atmosphere or mood created by a particular environment:
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  1. The special atmosphere or mood created by a particular environment:
The mixture of gases surrounding the Earth or other celestial body, held in place by gravity. It forms distinct layers at different heights. The Earth's atmosphere consists, in ascending order, of the troposphere (containing 90% of the atmosphere's mass), the stratosphere, the mesosphere, the thermosphere, and the exosphere. The atmosphere is composed primarily of nitrogen (78%) and oxygen (21%) and plays a major role in the water cycle , the nitrogen cycle , and the carbon cycle .
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  1. The mixture of gases surrounding the Earth or other celestial body, held in place by gravity. It forms distinct layers at different heights. The Earth's atmosphere consists, in ascending order, of the troposphere (containing 90% of the atmosphere's mass), the stratosphere, the mesosphere, the thermosphere, and the exosphere. The atmosphere is composed primarily of nitrogen (78%) and oxygen (21%) and plays a major role in the water cycle , the nitrogen cycle , and the carbon cycle .
  2. An interesting, often exotic, effect produced by decoration, furnishings, etc.
  3. The dominant tone or mood of a work of art.
A sensation, as of a cold breeze or a bright light, that precedes the onset of certain disorders, such as an epileptic seizure or an attack of migraine.
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  1. A sensation, as of a cold breeze or a bright light, that precedes the onset of certain disorders, such as an epileptic seizure or an attack of migraine.
  2. A particular atmosphere or quality that seems to arise from and surround a person or thing
  3. A field of energy thought by some to emanate from all things in nature and to be visible to certain persons with psychic powers
The nature of a thing as perceived through touch
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  1. The nature of a thing as perceived through touch
  2. The act of feeling; perception by the senses
  3. Perception by touch or by sensation of the skin:
The sense of touch:
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  1. The sense of touch:
  2. Appreciative regard or understanding:
  3. Intuitive awareness or aptitude; a feel:
A predominant or pervading feeling, spirit, or tone
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  1. A predominant or pervading feeling, spirit, or tone
  2. A particular state of mind or emotion:
  3. (Gram.) A characteristic of verbs that involves the speaker's attitude toward the action expressed, indicating whether this is regarded as a fact (indicative mood), as a matter of supposition, desire, possibility, etc. (subjunctive mood), or as a command (imperative mood); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic (mood is shown by inflection, as in Latin, or analytically with auxiliaries, as English may, might, should, or by both)
A similar sense in other animals, as insects' ability to perceive air-borne molecules with their antennae.
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  1. A similar sense in other animals, as insects' ability to perceive air-borne molecules with their antennae.
  2. The sense, located in the nasal cavities of mammals and relying on the olfactory nerves, by which molecules borne in a fluid such as air can be perceived; the olfactory sense.
  3. A quality of something that is perceived by the sense of smell; an odor:
The general or average weather conditions of a certain region, including temperature, rainfall, and wind. On Earth, climate is most affected by latitude, the tilt of the Earth's axis, the movements of the Earth's wind belts, the difference in temperatures of land and sea, and topography. Human activity, especially relating to actions relating to the depletion of the ozone layer, is also an important factor.
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  1. The general or average weather conditions of a certain region, including temperature, rainfall, and wind. On Earth, climate is most affected by latitude, the tilt of the Earth's axis, the movements of the Earth's wind belts, the difference in temperatures of land and sea, and topography. Human activity, especially relating to actions relating to the depletion of the ozone layer, is also an important factor.
  2. A region of the earth having particular meteorological conditions:
  3. A prevailing condition or set of attitudes in human affairs:
A pervading impression of an observer:
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  1. A pervading impression of an observer:
  2. (Gram.) A characteristic of verbs that involves the speaker's attitude toward the action expressed, indicating whether this is regarded as a fact (indicative mood), as a matter of supposition, desire, possibility, etc. (subjunctive mood), or as a command (imperative mood); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic (mood is shown by inflection, as in Latin, or analytically with auxiliaries, as English may, might, should, or by both)
  3. A predominant or pervading feeling, spirit, or tone
A pervasive or essential attitude, quality, or principle:
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  1. A pervasive or essential attitude, quality, or principle:
  2. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
  3. Strong loyalty or dedication:
A tendency to become easily angry or irritable:
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  1. A tendency to become easily angry or irritable:
  2. A state of mind or emotion; disposition:
  3. A characteristic general quality; tone:
Vividness or variety in expression:
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  1. Vividness or variety in expression:
  2. Any color other than black, white, or gray; chromatic color: color is distinguished by the qualities of hue (as red, brown, yellow, etc.), lightness (for pigmented surfaces) or brightness (for light itself), and saturation (the degree of intensity of a hue)
  3. Color charge.
Appearance; aspect:
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  1. Appearance; aspect:
  2. The property of colors by which they can be perceived as ranging from red through yellow, green, and blue, as determined by the dominant wavelength of the light.
  3. Color:
Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
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  1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
  2. Dark shadows gathering at dusk:
  3. A gradation of a color as it is mixed with black or is decreasingly illuminated:
A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
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  1. A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
  2. (Printing) A panel of light color on which matter in another color is to be printed, as in an illustration.
  3. A delicate or pale color or hue; tinge
Outward form or look; appearance:
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  1. Outward form or look; appearance:
  2. Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix:
  3. Sort; type:
(Obs.) General appearance; aspect
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  1. (Obs.) General appearance; aspect
  2. Color; esp., the distinctive characteristics of a given color that enable it to be assigned a position in the spectrum
  3. The property of colors by which they are seen as ranging from red through orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet, as determined by the dominant wavelength of the light.
A slight coloring; tint
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  1. A slight coloring; tint
  2. A slight added element, property, or influence:
  3. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
(Printing) A panel of light color on which matter in another color is to be printed, as in an illustration.
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  1. (Printing) A panel of light color on which matter in another color is to be printed, as in an illustration.
  2. A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
  3. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation.
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