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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. Shakti Gawain:

    Trusting your intuition means tuning in as deeply as you can to the energy you feel, following that energy moment to moment, trusting that it will lead you where you want to go and bring you everything you desire.

  2. Xiao Fu:

    The data was quite steady, giving policymakers in China a sweet spot ... to implement deleveraging (and) fine tuning of the economy.

  3. Martin Scorsese:

    We became friends over the years and I had the honor of being roasted by him more than once - sometimes when I didn't expect it. He just started showing up at places and insulting me, experiencing Don, and tuning into his mind, I witnessed the evolution of his comedy. It was like listening to a great jazz musician wail. Nobody else did what he did.

  4. Cate Meighan:

    I think that perhaps launching new promotional ads that maybe playfully acknowledge that things have radically changed would really be an easy fix, also getting creative with each housewives' official tagline would work. The ladies may be primarily single but that hasn't stopped the fans from tuning in so I don't think that a huge overhaul is necessary.

  5. Bryan Cranston:

    Well, I love to act, i just do, and I ’ll always have that with me, but there is something about the idea of creating something out of nothing. That’s when this show came to me. The idea of developing it and putting in the touches, and all of a sudden it becomes tangible. And you write it down on paper and you have a script and pretty soon people are responding to it ? I mean, it’s very creative. He especially wanted to share some vital lessons for young men tuning in.

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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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