One activist admitted to toning down her posts on Twitter and Facebook after signing.
Is the right better served, I ask, by toning down its discontent with the Obama administration?
And Abercrombie & Fitch is toning down its 'nightclub' vibe.
Kasowitz referred all calls to Sitrick, and the usually vociferous Sitrick is toning down things as well.
This brings us to the consideration of toning baths generally.
A big advantage in this method of toning is its wonderful adaptability.
And, to repeat the caution once more, the toning bath is to be thrown away as soon as the prints have been passed through it.
All the toning and intensifying operations may be conducted by daylight.
Weak, under-developed prints are much improved by this method of toning.
In truth, however, I was exclusively occupied in toning it down.
mid-14c., from Old French ton (13c.), from Latin tonus "a sound, tone, accent," literally "stretching" (in Medieval Latin, a term peculiar to music), from Greek tonos "vocal pitch, raising of voice, accent, key in music," originally "a stretching, taut string," related to teinein "to stretch" (see tenet). Sense of "manner of speaking" is from c.1600. First reference to firmness of body is from 1660s.
"to impart tone to," 1811, from tone (n.). Related: Toned; toning.
The quality or character of sound.
The character of voice expressing an emotion.
The normal state of elastic tension or partial contraction in resting muscles.
Normal firmness of a tissue or an organ.