tono-, ton-, -tonia, -tonic, -tonous, -tony

(Greek > Latin: sound, tone; that which is stretched, a stretching, a straining, a pitch of the voice, a musical note)

Going on in the same tone without variation.
1. Sameness of tone or pitch; lack of variety in cadence or inflection; a monotonous sound.
2. Lack of variety or interest; tedious repetition or routine; the quality of being dull, unvarying, lifeless, etc.
Having its own accent as an independent word; accented; spec. said of a word ordinarily unaccented (as an enclitic or proclitic) when it retains or takes an independent accent.
1. An analogous component of any non-acoustic oscillation, having a frequency that is an integral multiple of the fundamental frequency.
2. Overtone singing, a form of vocal music (traditional; especially, in Mongolia, Tibet, and adjacent parts of central Asia) in which the production and varying of overtones above a fundamental note is a central feature; also called "throat-singing".
Especially in Ancient Greek; a word having an acute accent or a stress on the last syllable.
pretone (s) (noun), preteens (pl)
The syllable or vowel preceding the stressed or accented syllable; Examples of such pretones are shown by the following terms, and, in these cases, where the first letters are vowels: "electron", "atomic", and "adopt".
An interval equal to a half tone in the standard diatonic scale. Also called half step, halftone.
subtonic, subtone
1. In music, the subtonic is the lowered seventh degree of the scale, as opposed to the leading tone.
2. The seventh note of the diatonic scale.
3. The seventh tone of a diatonic scale, immediately below the tonic.
Of or relating to two oscillating circuits having the same resonant frequency.
syntonize, syntoknization
To adjust or devise so as to emit or respond to electric oscillations of a certain wave length; to tune; specifically, to put (two or more instruments or systems of wireless telegraphy) in syntony with each other.
The state of being adjusted to a certain wave length; agreement or tuning between the time period of an apparatus emitting electric oscillations and that of a receiving apparatus; especially, in wireless telegraphy.
1. Of or relating to tones, a tone, or tonality.
2. Relating to music written in a harmonic system in which there is a key.
1. A system or an arrangement of seven tones built on a tonic key.
2. The arrangement of all the tones and chords of a composition in relation to a tonic.
3. The scheme or interrelation of the tones in a painting.
4. The relationship between the notes and chords of a passage or work that tends to establish a central note or harmony as its focal point.
1. Loss, through cerebral lesion, of the ability to remember musical tunes.
2. A form of auditory agnosia in which a person has lost the ability to recognize or produce music.
A pitch of the voice, musical note [that which is stretched, a stretching, a straining].