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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To again adjust (a musical instrument) to the correct pitch; Also: To again adjust (a radio or television) to receive a broadcast; Also: To again adjust (a motor) to run smoothly

Usage examples (37)
  • To "retune" international level (s) of commitment to Africa;
  • After a bout with my slush pile, or my requested manuscript pile I always have to read something to "retune" my ear.
  • Yet our mental response to music is remarkably adaptable; even a little study can "retune" the way the brain handles musical inputs.
  • Those are the moments when we need to retune our whole being. for more
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