fine-tune

verb
\ ˈfīn-ˈtün How to pronounce fine-tune (audio) \
fine-tuned; fine-tuning; fine-tunes

Definition of fine-tune

transitive verb

1a : 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
2 : to stabilize (an economy) by small-scale fiscal and monetary manipulations

First Known Use of fine-tune

1959, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of fine-tune was in 1959

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“Fine-tune.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fine-tune. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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