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Tune Up

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1. tune, tune up

adjust for (better) functioning

Example Sentences:
'tune the engine'

2. tune, tune up

adjust the pitches of (musical instruments)

Example Sentences:
'My piano needs to be tuned'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Tune Up

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verb (adverb)
to adjust (a musical instrument) to a particular pitch, esp a standard one
(esp of an orchestra or other instrumental ensemble) to tune (instruments) to a common pitch
3. (transitive)
to adjust (an engine) in (a car, etc) to improve performance
noun tune-up
adjustments made to an engine to improve its performance
a regular maintenance or service performed on a car or other automobile

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Tune Up

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to adjust (musical instruments) to the same pitch, as in an orchestra
to bring (an engine, etc.) to the proper condition or performance, as by replacing parts, making adjustments, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Tune Up

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1. An adjustment, as of a motor or engine, made to improve working order or efficiency.
2. A practice or preparatory session for an important event: The scrimmage was a tune-up for the big game.

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