tonic

tonic
['tɒnɪk] 1.
aggettivo tonico

tonic wine — vino tonico

2.
nome
1) (drink) (anche tonic water) (acqua) tonica f.

a gin and tonic — un gin tonic

2) med. tonico m., ricostituente m.

to be a tonic for sb. — fig. [news, praise] tirare su di morale qcn

3) mus. tonica f.
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['tonik]
noun
1) ((a) medicine that gives strength or energy: The doctor prescribed a (bottle of) tonic.) tonico
2) ((also tonic-water) water containing quinine, often drunk with gin etc: I'd like a gin and tonic.) (acqua tonica)
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tonic /ˈtɒnɪk/
A a.
1 tonico (anche fisiol., fon. e med.); corroborante, stimolante: (fon.) tonic accent, accento tonico; (med.) tonic spasm, spasmo tonico; the tonic air of the mountains, l'aria corroborante della montagna
2 (mus.) tonico
B n.
1 (farm.) tonico; ricostituente
2 (mus.) tonica; nota tonica
3 (= tonic water) acqua tonica; acqua brillante
● (mus.) tonic chord, accordo naturale □ (mus.) tonic sol-fa, solfeggio (tonico)
tonically
avv.
tonicamente.
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['tɒnɪk] 1.
aggettivo tonico

tonic wine — vino tonico

2.
nome
1) (drink) (anche tonic water) (acqua) tonica f.

a gin and tonic — un gin tonic

2) med. tonico m., ricostituente m.

to be a tonic for sb. — fig. [news, praise] tirare su di morale qcn

3) mus. tonica f.

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