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air conditioning / air conditioner (including units that have a heating mode) / CL: 臺|台
to emphasize (a statement) / to stress
tone / note / a tone (on a Chinese syllable) / CL: 個|个
to coordinate / to harmonize / to fit together / to match (colors etc) / harmonious / concerted
  *調* | 調* | *調
to transfer / to move (troops or cadres) / to investigate / to enquire into / accent / view / argument / key (in music) / mode (music) / tune / tone / melody
  *調* | 調* | *調
to harmonize / to reconcile / to blend / to suit well / to adjust / to regulate / to season (food) / to provoke / to incite
low pitch / quiet (voice) / subdued / low-key / low-profile
opinion poll
to cook / cooking
tone sandhi / modified tone / (music) to change key / modulation
fine tuning / trimming
to express a different view / to take a different position
major key (in music)
to raise (prices) / to adjust upwards
hue / tone
exoticism / local color / exotic
special blend / house blend
to temporarily transfer (personnel)
out of tune (music)
imbalance / to become dysfunctional / to lack proper care (after an illness etc)
high-sounding speech / bombast / high-profile
to swap places / to exchange roles
(music) to change key / modulation / (of an employee) to be transferred to another post
gait / marching order / step / pace
to set the tone
to obtain (information) from a database etc
blues (music)
(of writing) tone / style
demodulation / to demodulate
uncoordinated / disharmony
central air conditioning / (fig.) (neologism) ladies' man (contrasted with 暖男, a guy who is attentive to his partner rather than to all and sundry)
to reconstitute (a powdered beverage) by adding water, milk etc
tone of a character
intonation / tone of voice / CL: 個|个
a tune / a melody / accent (distinctive way of pronouncing a language) / tone (manner of expression) / elegance / refinement
sentiment / tone and mood / taste
xiaodiao, a Chinese folk song genre / minor key (in music)
main key (of a musical composition) / keynote (speech)
falling intonation (linguistics) / to lower the key of a tune / to demote
to negotiate the transfer of personnel
style (of art or literature) / form / one's work style / moral character
hand-eye coordination
to transfer (personnel or material)
out of tune / off-key
pitch of voice (high or low) / pitch (of a musical note) / tone
flippant and insincere (piece of writing or speech) / glib-tongued / oily
to transpose (music)
to fine tune
to match / in tune / reasonable
modes of ancient Chinese music
main point of an argument / a principal viewpoint
same tone / in agreement with / homology (invariant of a topological space in math.)
to have a tone mark
to conscript / to second (personnel) / to requisition (supplies etc)
to supervise (troops) / to appoint (officers) / to select and assign
to be off-key or out of tune (while singing) (colloquial)
tune / melody
to request a transfer
it's difficult to please everyone (idiom)
(Tw) public prosecutors, the police, and the Investigation Bureau (abbr. for 檢察官警察調查局|检察官警察调查局)
cliché / commonplace / truism / stereotype
warm tone / warm color
argument / view (sometimes derogatory)
a regional accent
character (of a person, verse, object etc) / style
classy / stylish / upmarket
regional folk song popular during a certain period of time
geological survey, abbr. for 地質調查|地质调查
rhyme and tone / intonation
sleep disorder
hackneyed talk / platitude
cognitive dissonance
cohomology (invariant of a topological space in math.)
to demote / to pass down to a lower unit
to adjust downwards / to lower (prices, wages etc)
to sing the high part / to speak fine sounding but empty words (idiom)
rising tone (phonetics, e.g. on a question in English)
out of tune / marital discord, cf qin and se 琴瑟, two string instruments as symbol of marital harmony
Anhui opera
nine tones and six modes (tonal system of Cantonese and other southern languages)
tone sandhi
to speak with a foreign accent or using words from a foreign language (usually derogatory) (idiom)
evaporative air conditioner / evaporative cooler
slander / calumny / to accuse unjustly
(of a voice) husky / hoarse / affected / (music) to go off-key
strange accent / odd manner of speaking or singing

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