[fahyn-toon, -tyoon] /ˈfaɪnˈtun, -ˈtyun/
verb (used with object), fine-tuned, fine-tuning.
to (a radio or television receiver) to produce the optimum reception for the desired station or channel by adjusting a control knob or bar.
to make minor adjustments in so as to produce stability, improvement, or the precise results desired:
to fine-tune the nation’s economy.
(transitive) to make fine adjustments to (something) in order to obtain optimum performance
To make delicate and careful adjustments; tweak: knowledge and techniques to fine-tune the economy (1960s+)
[fin-fish] /ˈfɪnˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) finfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) finfishes. 1. a true , as distinguished from a shellfish.
[fin-foo t] /ˈfɪnˌfʊt/ noun, plural finfoots. 1. any of several aquatic birds of the family Heliornithidae, of South America, Asia, and Africa, related to the rails and coots and characterized by lobate toes. /ˈfɪnˌfʊt/ noun (pl) -foots 1. any aquatic bird of the tropical and subtropical family Heliornithidae, having broadly lobed toes, a long slender […]
[fin-foo t-id] /ˈfɪnˌfʊt ɪd/ adjective, Ornithology. 1. . 2. having feet with the toes separately furnished with flaps, as the finfoots and coots.
[fing-ger-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈfɪŋ gərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ noun 1. (of a violin, cello, etc.) the strip of wood on the neck against which the strings are stopped by the . 2. . /ˈfɪŋɡəˌbɔːd/ noun 1. the long strip of hard wood on a violin, guitar, or related stringed instrument upon which the strings are stopped by the […]