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toon 1

 (to͞on)
n.
1. A large deciduous tree (Toona ciliata) of tropical Asia, Australia, and New Guinea, having dark red, aromatic wood.
2. The wood of this tree.

[Hindi tūn, from Sanskrit tunnaḥ, variant of tuṇiḥ.]

toon 2

 (to͞on)
n. Informal
1. A cartoon, especially an animated cartoon.
2. A character in an animated cartoon.

toon

(tuːn)
n
1. (Plants) a large meliaceous tree, Cedrela toona, of the East Indies and Australia, having clusters of flowers from which a dye is obtained
2. (Forestry) the close-grained red wood of this tree, used for furniture, carvings, etc
[from Hindi tūn, from Sanskrit tunna]

toon

(tuːn)
n
(Film) a cartoon character

toon1

(tun)

n.
1. an Australasian tree, Cedrela toona, of the mahogany family, yielding an aromatic red wood used for furniture, carving, etc.
2. the wood itself.
[1800–10; < Hindi tūn < Skt tunna]

toon2

(tun)
n.
(sometimes cap.) a character in an animated cartoon.
[1980–85; shortening of cartoon]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toon - a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequencetoon - a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
short subject - a brief film; often shown prior to showing the feature
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Cargo throughput during last hours stood at 127,067 toones, comprising 67,065 tonnes import cargo and 60,002 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 4,651 containers (TEUs), (1,493 TEUs import and 3,158 TEUs export) was handled at the port.
Also appearing throughout the day are Memphis in the Meantime, Alma Latina, Mumbo-Jumbo, Cracker & the Woodpeckers, David Bristow, The Arquettes and The Blues Toones.
30pm, is free, and this week providing the blues are The Blues Toones (Graham Toones on piano, and Yvonne on vocal and harp).