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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tuningnoun

    (music) calibrating something (an instrument or electronic circuit) to a standard frequency


  1. tuningnoun

    Action of the verb to tune.

  2. tuningnoun

    The calibration of a musical instrument to a standard pitch.

  3. tuningnoun

    The adjustment of a system or circuit to secure optimum performance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tuning

    of Tune

  2. Tuning

    a. & n. from Tune, v

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tuning in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tuning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of tuning in a Sentence

  1. Paul Williamson:

    We're lifting off the constraints around efficiency, this is a bit like the AMG tuning shop for Mercedes engines.

  2. Former Navy Secretary Richard Spencer:

    The rest is history, we must now move on and learn from what has transpired. The public should know that we have extensive screening procedures in place to assess the health and well-being of our forces. But we must keep fine-tuning those procedures to prevent a case such as this one from happening again.

  3. Chemical Engineering Professor Mitch Anthamatten:

    Tuning the trigger temperature is only one part of the story, we also engineered these materials to store large amount of elastic energy, enabling them to perform more mechanical work during their shape recovery.

  4. Washington Times columnist Tim Young:

    If he's wrong, they’re wrong for hanging on and propagating his every word. Again, CNN is showing their hand that, with a pile of evidence and emails exposing Fauci, they’d rather stick to their narrative then be actual journalists. This non-journalistic behavior has become the modus operandi for CNN and is the reason even people who should be their fans are tuning out in record numbers.

  5. Alison Willmore:

    That is one of the places where the star wattage can make a difference, lady Gaga is a music superstar and I would imagine Bette Midler hard core fans will be tuning in for Bette Midler.

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  • laděníCzech
  • Stimmung, AnpassungGerman
  • viritys, hienosäätö, virittäminenFinnish
  • réglage, paramétrage, tuning, accordageFrench
  • チューニング, 調律Japanese
  • afinaçãoPortuguese
  • тюнинг, настройка, наладка, регулировкаRussian

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