tunable

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adjective tun·able \ ˈtü-nə-bəl , ˈtyü- \

Definition of tunable

1 :capable of being tuned
  • tunable lasers
2 archaic
a :tuneful
b :sounding in tune :concordant

tunability

play \ˌtü-nə-ˈbi-lə-tē, ˌtyü-\ noun

tunableness

play \ˈtü-nə-bəl-nəs, ˈtyü-\ noun

tunably

play \-blē\ adverb

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First Known Use of tunable

circa 1500


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