fine-tune fine-tune

Definition(s):

  1. (v) improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
  2. (v) adjust finely
  3. (v) make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Every day, every hour now counts, as Bush and Kerry fine-tune their strategies for the finish line.
  2. You can fine-tune the playlist by using the thumbs-up and thumbs-down buttons.
  3. That information can help a teacher fine-tune instruction or interactions to be more effective.

News

  1. Council fine-tunes Jefferson Hills public works complex designs

    By Patrick Cloonan, McKeesport Daily News Jefferson Hills council took several actions on Monday to fine-tune plans for the borough’s new public works complex and salt storage facility. Council voted 5-0 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. Del Bosque to Test Spain's Evolution in Brazil

    Vicente del Bosque must fine-tune Spain's well-oiled winning machine to keep them fresh to defend their world title next year but without losing out on the one trophy that eludes them - the Confederations Cup.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "This was not a good time for me to sit at home and wait a couple of weeks before coming back," Scott said. "I didn't need to fine-tune anything. I just needed to get out here. ...... Obviously, it worked well."
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Adam Scott Source: Reading Eagle

  2. "There's no doubt that a campaign has to continually fine-tune itself," Obama told reporters in Indiana, one of two crucial battlegrounds in the next round of contests on May 6.
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters Canada

  3. "I've had some preliminary conversations with our board and I have to believe that we will work with Tiger and the foundation to fine-tune it," Finchem said at a press conference Wednesday. "But my guess is that at the end of the day, the...
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Tim Finchem Source: USA Today

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