tun·​er | \ ˈtü-nər How to pronounce tuner (audio) , ˈtyü- \

Definition of tuner

1 : one that tunes a piano tuner
2 : something used for tuning specifically : the part of a receiving set that converts radio signals into audio or video signals

Examples of tuner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead, the Supra became a personal project car, allowing Pathak and his partners to work on their theory of combining comfort with performance to fight the stereotype of the undrivable tuner car. Elana Scherr, Car and Driver, 21 Jan. 2022 On Wednesday, the French tuner revealed its take on the 928 S4 during Milan Design Week. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 12 June 2022 My brother flicks the tuner to AM and flits through the stations, but the motor-mouthed hosts rant on without reference to a new, more urgent emergency. Longreads, 20 Apr. 2022 The tuner was born from an unlikely diversification from office equipment into performance parts for BMW. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 10 Mar. 2022 The German tuner, and recent BMW acquisition, has just unveiled a new model called the 2023 B4 Grand Coupé. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 30 Mar. 2022 The piano was prepared in a very accurate way, also thanks to my tuner. Billboard Italy, Billboard, 7 Feb. 2022 Multiply by five days a week, for 50 weeks a year, and that comes out to about 750 pianos per tuner per year. New York Times, 31 Aug. 2021 Mansory, the German tuner known for its extreme modifications, has turned its attention to the Ferrari Roma. Caleb Miller, Car and Driver, 18 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of tuner

circa 1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tuner

tune entry 2 + -er entry 2

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The first known use of tuner was circa 1801

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2 Jul 2022

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“Tuner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuner. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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