What does tune-up mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. warm-up, tune-up, prolusionnoun

    exercising in preparation for strenuous activity

  2. tune-upverb

    adjustments made to an engine to improve its performance

  3. tune, tune upverb

    adjust for (better) functioning

    "tune the engine"

  4. tune, tune upverb

    adjust the pitches of (musical instruments)

    "My piano needs to be tuned"


  1. tune-upnoun

    A series of adjustments to an engine in order to improve its performance

  2. tune-upnoun

    A series of preparations for vigorous exercise; a warm-up

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tune-up in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tune-up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of tune-up in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    It is better and easier to build boys ( minor tune up ) then to repair men ( major overhaul. )

  2. Jackson Browne:

    I love to read. I love to stretch. In the morning, I get up, and if I'm not in a hurry, I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines, and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up.

  3. Danny Turner:

    Chipotle has this fierce, fierce sense of independence to them, you're going to hear some some fantastic Ethiopian funk up against a blues tune, up against a Reggae joint. It's really a great mixture.

  4. Adam Flagler:

    We’re excited. We have one of the best conferences in the country, so to be able to play against the best of the best every day, we’re really excited, you can say it’s a tune-up, but every game we try to go out there and get better and work on things because we want to win the last game.

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