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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 aton·ic /(ˌ)eˈtɑnɪk, (ˌ)æ-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 aton·ic /(ˈ)eˈtɑnɪk, (ˈ)æ-/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ton·ic a.
 1. Med. Characterized by atony, or lack of vital energy; as, an atonic disease.
 2. Gram. Unaccented; as, an atonic syllable.
 3. Destitute of tone vocality; surd.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ton·ic, n.
 1. Gram. A word that has no accent.
 2. An element of speech entirely destitute of vocality, or produced by the breath alone; a nonvocal or surd consonant; a breathing.
 3. Med. A remedy capable of allaying organic excitement or irritation.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by a lack of tonus
      2: used of syllables; "an atonic syllable carries no stress"
         [syn: unaccented] [ant: tonic]