Definitions for tweaktwik
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to pinch and pull with a jerk and twist:
to tweak someone's ear.
to make a minor adjustment to:
to tweak a computer program.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(n.)an act or instance of tweaking.
Origin of tweak:
1595–1605; akin to twitch
a squeeze with the fingers
pinch or squeeze sharply
pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off(verb)
pull or pull out sharply
"pluck the flowers off the bush"
"fine-tune the engine"
A sharp pinch or jerk; a twist or twitch.
a tweak of the nose.
Trouble; distress; tweag.
A slight adjustment or modification.
He is running so many tweaks it is hard to remember how it looked originally.
To pinch and pull with a sudden jerk and twist; to twitch.
to tweak the nose.
To adjust slightly; to fine-tune.
If we tweak the colors towards blue, it will look more natural.
To twit or tease.
To abuse methamphetamines, especially crystal meth.
Origin: From twikken, from twiccian, cognate with twitch.
to pinch and pull with a sudden jerk and twist; to twitch; as, to tweak the nose
a sharp pinch or jerk; a twist or twitch; as, a tweak of the nose
trouble; distress; tweag
Tweak was an Alternative rock band from South Africa. Members of the band formed Crashcarburn after members parted ways in 2006 to pursue personal projects.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
1. To change slightly, usually in reference to a value. Also used synonymously with twiddle. If a program is almost correct, rather than figure out the precise problem you might just keep tweaking it until it works. See frobnicate and fudge factor; also see shotgun debugging. 2. To tune a program; preferred usage in the U.K.
Translations for tweak
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a sudden sharp pull
He gave her nose a playful tweak.
- puxãoPortuguese (BR)
- das ZwickenGerman
- klíping, klípIcelandic
- (코 등을) 홱 당기다Korean
- spējš rāviens; kniebiensLatvian
- trekk, nappNorwegian
- د نيش په رقمPashto
- potiahnutie, uštipnutieSlovak
- nyp, vridningSwedish
- 捏Chinese (Trad.)
- چٹکي، جھٹکاUrdu
- cái véoVietnamese
- 捏Chinese (Simp.)
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