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After open-arm welcomes in Riyadh and Jerusalem, Trump's foreign swing took a distinct tonal shift.
Baidu’s speech-recognition software — which can accomplish the difficult task of hearing tonal differences in Chinese dialects — is considered top of the class.
What's perhaps more noticeable is the tonal shift of the comic book version of the story.
At what looks like seven months pregnant, Ciara Princess Wilson, an R&B celebrity the waiters here treat like royalty, is wearing a tight tonal-striped jersey minidress, slip-on sneakers, a Chanel tote, and zero makeup.
The series draws directly from the visual vocabulary and tonal palette of cinema.
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First Known Use of tonal
TONAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tonal for English Language Learners
: of or relating to musical or color tones
music : having or based in a particular key
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