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tunes, plural;
  1. Adjust (a musical instrument) to the correct or uniform pitch
    • - he tuned the harp for me
  2. Adjust (a receiver circuit such as a radio or television) to the frequency of the required signal
    • - the radio was tuned to the CBC
    • - they tuned in to watch the game
  3. Adjust (an engine) or balance (mechanical parts) so that a vehicle runs smoothly and efficiently
    • - the suspension was tuned for a softer ride
    • - state officials have been tuning up an emergency plan
  4. Adjust or adapt (something) to a particular purpose or situation
    • - the animals are finely tuned to life in the desert
  5. Become sensitive to
    • - you must tune into the needs of loved ones
  1. A melody, esp. one that characterizes a certain piece of music
    • - she left the theater humming a cheerful tune

  1. a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
  2. adjust for (better) functioning; "tune the engine"
  3. adjust the pitches of (musical instruments); "My piano needs to be tuned"
  4. the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch; "he cannot sing in tune"; "the clarinet was out of tune"
  5. the adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency
  6. (tuning) (music) calibrating something (an instrument or electronic circuit) to a standard frequency
  7. In folk music, a tune is a short instrumental piece, a melody, often with repeating sections, and usually played a number of times. The most common form for tunes in folk music is AABB, also known as binary form.
  8. A melody (from Greek μελῳδία - melōidía, "singing, chanting"), also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones which is perceived as a single entity. ...
  9. Winx Club is a 2004 Italian animated television series, created by Iginio Straffi and produced by Rainbow S.p.A.. The series is aimed toward children between the ages of five and thirteen and has spawned an international franchise of toys, books, clothing, DVDs, as well as a CGI feature film.
  10. The Tune is an animated film by American filmmaker Bill Plympton.
  11. (TUNES (operating system)) TUNES is project to create an Operating System which is strongly influenced by object oriented programming, high level languages. Currently, it is in its planning stage (as it has been since 1994). ...
  12. (Tunes (Silves)) Tunes is a Portuguese Parish in the Municipality (concelho) of Silves . The village is east of Silves and is south south east of Lisbon . It has an area of 12.13 km², has a population of ca. 2,002 (2001), and a population density of 166.7 hab/km².
  13. A melody; A song, or short musical composition; The act of tuning or maintenance; The state or condition of being correctly tuned; To modify a musical instrument so that it produces the correct pitches; To adjust a mechanical, electric or electronic device (such as a radio or a car engine) so ...
  14. (tuning) Action of the verb to tune; The calibration of a musical instrument to a standard pitch; The adjustment of a system or circuit to secure optimum performance
  15. (Tuned) Refers to a wave oscillation whose wavelength is such that successive wave crests enter a basin or enclosure at the same time that the crest of a preceding wave returns.*
  16. (tuning) The process of adjusting system control variables to make the system divide its resources most efficiently for the workload.
  17. (tuning) The delicate adjustment of a boat's rigging, sails and hull to the proper balance to assure the best sailing performance.
  18. (Tuning) 440 Hertz is the normal tuning value. However, the pitch of a synthesizer can be altered-- raised or lowered. Changes in the tune value are expressed as plus or minus cents.
  19. (tuning) The process of refining a speech application to improve performance.
  20. (Tuning) The process of bringing the partials of a bell into harmonious arrangement (sometimes called inner tuning) and/or the strike notes of a peal of bells into harmonious arrangement (sometimes called outer tuning). Usually achieved by removing metal from the inside of the bell. ...
  21. (TUNING) Process of Establishing the Desired Frequency of a System
  22. (TUNING) the process of adjusting the transmitter and receiver circuitry so that it provides optimal signal performance at the Larmor frequency. A properly tuned scanner will produce images with a higher signal- to-noise ratio, and therefore improved diagnostic versatility.
  23. (Tuning (Harmonic Healing)) Using harmonic vibrations to bring the body's vibrational frequencies back into their healthy normal resonant states. Developed by Christopher Tymmes to  replicate the effect of Tibetan monk chanting.
  24. (Tuning) (Capacity Management) The Activity responsible for Planning changes to make the most efficient use of Resources. Tuning is part of Performance Management, which also includes Performance monitoring and implementation of the required Changes.
  25. (Tuning) In a servo system, the process of optimizing loop gains (usually PID terms) to achieve the desired response from a stage or mechanism from an input command.