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  • n  (music) calibrating something (an instrument or electronic circuit) to a standard frequency
  • v  adjust for (better) functioning
  • v  adjust the pitches of (musical instruments)

  • War Manpower Boss McNutt does not consider piano tuning a war-essential industry.
  • Since 1859 the French standard for A (pitch used for orchestra tuning, traditionally given by the oboe or clarinet) has been a tuning fork scaled to, vibrate 870.
  • Yes, viewers are tuning in to Joe Millionaire, The Bachelorette and American Idol by the tens of millions.
News & Articles

  • Tuning In to Old School Communications
    By Justin Swanson | LB Indy   “Whiskey. Oscar. One. Sierra. Whiskey. Oscar. One. Sierra. C-Q, C-Q. Standing by. C-Q. Calling and by. Calling and by,” John Kountz, WO1S, utters in the microphone unit attached to his radio, broadcasting and receiving signals from across the world as he seeks a fellow HAM operator to share [...] The post Tuning In to Old School Communications appeared first on ...
    June 22, 2013 - The Laguna Beach Independent
  • Watching Golf On TV No Longer My Excuse For A Nap
    Notice many changes, especially the attire I'll be tuning into the Travelers Championship this weekend.        
    June 21, 2013 - Hartford Courant
  • JEANIE MILEY: People should tend more to the ones who matter most
    I’m attuned to reading the newspaper every morning, keeping up with world events and popular culture and tuning in to what is going on out there and far away on the world stage.
    June 21, 2013 - The San Angelo Standard-Times

  • Daryl Morey in Manila Bulletin
    If free agents want to be a global presence,Morey said, "we have more people tuning in to our regular-season games than the Super Bowl."
  • Paul McCartney in ZDNet UK
    It's down to fine-tuning, but I'm pretty sure it'll be happening next year, 2008,said McCartney.
  • Tiger Wood in SI.com
    The whole idea is just to keep improving, keep fine-tuning and have everything together the first week in April,Woods said, who appeared headed in that direction.

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