Definitions for "Tonic"
Of or relating to tones or sounds; specifically (Phon.), applied to, or distingshing, a speech sound made with tone unmixed and undimmed by obstruction, such sounds, namely, the vowels and diphthongs, being so called by Dr. James Rush (1833) " from their forming the purest and most plastic material of intonation."
Of or pertaining to tension; increasing tension; hence, increasing strength; as, tonic power.
Increasing strength, or the tone of the animal system; obviating the effects of debility, and restoring healthy functions.
Keywords:  diatonic, chord, keynote, triad, tonal
The key tone, or first tone of any scale.
The note or chord on the first degree of a diatonic scale. Often marked with the Roman numeral I.
The initial scale degree or the triad built on it, thus the most important member. The tonic pitch of a C-major scale is C. The tonic triad in C-major is the C-major triad. (See also dominant .)
Carbonized drink aromatized with fruit and plant extracts, like the quina.
lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics"
Keywords:  schwepps
Tonic is an American post-grunge rock band formed in 1993 by Emerson Hart, Jeff Russo, Dan Rothchild, and Kevin Shepard. They were signed to Atlas Records and Polydor in 1995.
Keywords:  sol
Tonicization Tonic Sol-Fa
Keywords:  medeski, trio, martin, jazz, album
Tonic is a live album by experimental jazz fusion trio Medeski Martin & Wood.
a substance that supports specific physiological functions and is used to correct depletion or weakness
a substance which produces a feeling of well-being
A substance that builds or increases the function of a system of the body
Tonic is a graphic interface for playing chess over internet. It is based on Jin source code. Read more about features and development at
Keywords:  atonia, rem, autonomic, sleep, brain
brain, muscle, or autonomic events, which are continuous. Usually refers to continuous activity (e.g. muscle atonia) during REM sleep.
The phase of a generalized seizure where the dog falls, loses consciousness and extends its legs rigidly. In a mild generalized seizure, the dog may not lose consciousness and could have little or no extension of the legs.
imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air"
Keywords:  stress, syllables, main, carries, word
used of syllables; "a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word"
Increases vigor; return of cellular activity to normal state
Internal code name for the OpenSolaris program.
Keywords:  bodily, improves, performance
Improves bodily performance.
Keywords:  ingredient, solution, active
Active ingredient solution
Keywords:  promotes, health, well, general
promotes health and general well-being
Keywords:  overall, stimulates, body, systems
stimulates the overall body systems