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- Rhymes: -ælɪti
tonality (plural tonalities)
- (music) The system of seven tones built on a tonic key; the 24 major and minor scales.
- (music) A sound of specific pitch and quality; timbre.
- (music) The quality of all the tones in a composition heard in relation to the tonic.
- The interrelation of the tones in a painting.