1 a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven" [syn: melody, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phrase]
2 the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch; "he cannot sing in tune"; "the clarinet was out of tune"
3 the adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency
1 adjust for (better) functioning; "tune the engine" [syn: tune up]
- Rhymes: -uːn
- To modify a musical instrument so that each component is aligned in a suitable pattern.
to modify a musical instrument
- Czech: ladit
Derived termsrel-top terms derived from Tune
Nountune (plural: tunes)
- money, dosh (slang)
Tune can refer to:
- A melody or tune-family
- A tune (folk music), a short piece of instrumental music, usually with repeating sections, and often played a number of times.
- Musical tuning, musical systems of tuning, and the act of tuning an instrument or voice
- Engine tuning, the adjustment, modification or design of internal combustion engines to yield more performance
- Tune, Denmark, a little Danish town near Roskilde
- Tune, Norway, a village in Norway, near Oslofjord
- Tune ship burial in Norway
- Tune (bicycle parts), a bike part manufacturer
- Neuronal tuning, the property of brain cells to selectively represent a particular kind of sensory, motor or cognitive information
- Psychokinetic ability in the 1998 film Dark City
- Tune, a Japanese fashion magazine.
French pitch, accommodate, accord, accordance, adapt, adjust, adjust to, agreement, air, align, aria, assimilate, assonate, atone, attend to, attune, attunement, be aware of, be blind to, be harmonious, be in tune, blend, calibrate, canto, cantus, capacitate, carol, chant, chart, chime, chiming, chord, chorus, classical pitch, codify, composition, concentus, concert, concord, concordance, condition, conform, conformity, consonance, consonancy, consort, coordinate, correspondence, cut to, depth, descant, dial, diapason, disregard, dulcetness, enable, equalize, equip, euphony, extent, fit, fix, furnish, gear to, harmonics, harmonize, harmony, heavy harmony, height, high pitch, homologate, homologize, homophony, ignore, integrate, key, key to, lay, line, listen to, low pitch, magnitude, make plumb, make uniform, matter, measure, mellifluence, mellifluousness, melodia, melodic line, melodiousness, melodize, melody, methodize, monochord, monody, motif, musical quality, musical sound, musicality, musicalize, neighborhood, new philharmonic pitch, normalize, note, number, organize, pay attention to, philharmonic pitch, philosophical pitch, piece, pitch, plan, proportion, put in trim, put in tune, qualify, range, rationalize, reconcile, rectify, refrain, register, regularize, regulate, right, routinize, set, set right, settle, similarize, solo, solo part, song, soprano part, sound in tune, sound together, standard pitch, standardize, strain, string, suit, sweetness, symphonize, symphony, sync, synchronism, synchronization, synchronize, systematize, tailor, theme, three-part harmony, tonality, tone, tone down, tone up, treble, trim to, true, true up, tune out, tune up, tunefulness, understand, unison, unisonance, vicinity, vocalize, voice, warble