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tonic

US [ˈtɑnɪk]
UK [ˈtɒnɪk]
  • n.补药;滋补品;汤力水(一种味微苦、常加于烈性酒中的有气饮料)
  • adj.滋补的;使精神振作的;【乐】主音的;【医】强直的
  • Web补酒;律音
Plural Form:tonics  
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n.
1.
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奎宁水,汤力水(一种味微苦、常加于烈性酒中的有气饮料)a clear fizzy drink (= with bubbles in it) with a slightly bitter taste, that is often mixed with a strong alcoholic drink, especially gin or vodka
a gin and tonic
一杯杜松子酒奎宁水
2.
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补药;滋补品a medicine that makes you feel stronger and healthier, taken especially when you feel tired
herbal tonics
滋补草药
3.
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护发液;护肤液a liquid that you put on your hair or skin in order to make it healthier
skin tonic
护肤液
4.
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使精神振奋的东西anything that makes people feel healthier or happier
The weekend break was just the tonic I needed.
周末休息正是我所需要的养精蓄锐的机会。
5.
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主音(自然音阶中的第一音)the first note of a scale of eight notes
6.
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语调音节,语调核心(区别音高变化的音节)the syllable in a tone unit on which a change in pitch takes place

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