fine–tune

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verb \ˈfīn-ˈtün\

Definition of fine–tune

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to adjust precisely so as to bring to the highest level of performance or effectiveness <fine–tune a TV set> <fine–tune the format> b :  to improve through minor alteration or revision <fine–tune the temperature of the room>

  3. 2 :  to stabilize (an economy) by small-scale fiscal and monetary manipulations

1967

First Known Use of fine–tune

1967


FINE–TUNE Defined for English Language Learners

fine–tune

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verb \ˈfīn-ˈtün\

Definition of fine–tune for English Language Learners

  • : to make small changes to (something) in order to improve the way it works or to make it exactly right


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