Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

tonal

adjective
     
Related topics: Music, Colours and Sounds
ton‧al
1C relating to tones of colour or sound:
The tonal range she uses is wide and varied.
2 technicalAPM a piece of music that is tonal is based on a particular key [≠ atonal]

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary