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Overview of noun tonic

The noun tonic has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tonic, tonic water, quinine water

(lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine)

2. pop, soda, soda pop, soda water, tonic

(a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics")

3. tonic, keynote

((music) the first note of a diatonic scale)

4. tonic, restorative

(a medicine that strengthens and invigorates)

Overview of adj tonic

The adj tonic has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tonic

(of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue; "a tonic reflex"; "tonic muscle contraction")

2. tonic, tonal

(employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words; "Chinese is a tonal language")

3. tonic, accented

(used of syllables; "a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word")

4. tonic

(relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale; "tonic harmony")

5. bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic

(imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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