Crossword clues for tune
- Adjust an upright
- Harry Warren product
- Broadway's Tommy
- Tommy of musicals
- Do a key job
- Choreographer Tommy
- Elmer's was popular in the 40's
- Tommy of Broadway
- TV's "Name That ___"
- Tommy of the theater
- Use a certain fork
- What a ruer changes?
- Do a job on the piano
- "Elmer's ___"
- B.M.I. product
- Nightclub number
- Berlin product
- Choreographer-director Tommy ___
- Adjust carefully
- Musical-comedy item
- "Camptown Races," e.g.
- It may be carried with a guitar
- Styne song
- ___ up (adjust)
- "Yankee Doodle," for one
- "April Love" is one
- Rodgers product
- ASCAP air
- Porter product
- Platter matter
- Whistling material
- Adjust a piano
- Bachrach offering
- The boss calls it
- Mercer-Arlen product
- "Elmer's" is one
- Dancer-choreographer Tommy
- Tommy of "My One and Only"
- Piper payer's call
- Adjust an instrument
- Change one's ___
- Work on a piano
- Adjust, in a way
- _____ out (ignore)
- Play "My Dog Has Fleas"
- Ignore, with "out"
- Composer's output
- Bring into resonance
- It's hard for some people to carry
- Whistler's whistle
- The sound of music
- Fix a flat?
- Bring to proper pitch
- Work to achieve harmony
- It may be hard to carry
- Jukebox choice
- Adjust the pitch of
- Lyricist's need
- Organized notes
- Pull a few strings?
- Adjust, as a radio
- Some people have trouble carrying one
- Something to whistle
- Thing to hum or whistle
- Often-carried thing
- Whistler's whistle, maybe
- It's whistleable
- Get ready to play, say
- Something to sing along to
- Ensure that a G is actually a G, say
- Make less sharp, maybe
- Earworm, e.g.
- It's carried at a karaoke bar
- Whistler's production
- Something whistled
- Simple number
- Adjust the strings of, as a guitar
- Prep before playing
- Adjust, as guitar strings
- A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Tune \Tune\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tuned; p. pr. & vb. n. Tuning.]
To put into a state adapted to produce the proper sounds; to harmonize, to cause to be in tune; to correct the tone of; as, to tune a piano or a violin. `` Tune your harps.''
To give tone to; to attune; to adapt in style of music; to make harmonious.
For now to sorrow must I tune my song.
To sing with melody or harmony.
Fountains, and ye, that warble, as ye flow, Melodious murmurs, warbling tune his praise.
To put into a proper state or disposition.
Tune \Tune\, n. [A variant of tone.]
A sound; a note; a tone. ``The tune of your voices.''
A rhythmical, melodious, symmetrical series of tones for one voice or instrument, or for any number of voices or instruments in unison, or two or more such series forming parts in harmony; a melody; an air; as, a merry tune; a mournful tune; a slow tune; a psalm tune. See Air.
The state of giving the proper, sound or sounds; just intonation; harmonious accordance; pitch of the voice or an instrument; adjustment of the parts of an instrument so as to harmonize with itself or with others; as, the piano, or the organ, is not in tune.
Like sweet bells jangled, out of tune and harsh.
Order; harmony; concord; fit disposition, temper, or humor; right mood.
A child will learn three times as much when he is in tune, as when he . . . is dragged unwillingly to [his task].
Tune \Tune\, v. i.
To form one sound to another; to form accordant musical sounds.
Whilst tuning to the water's fall, The small birds sang to her.
To utter inarticulate harmony with the voice; to sing without pronouncing words; to hum. [R.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 14c., "a musical sound," unexplained variant of tone (n.). From late 14c. as "a well-rounded succession of musical notes, an air, melody." Meaning "state of being in proper pitch" is from mid-15c.
"bring into a state of proper pitch," c.1500, from tune (n.). Non-musical meaning "to adjust an organ or receiver, put into a state proper for some purpose" is recorded from 1887. Verbal phrase tune in in reference to radio (later also TV) is recorded from 1913; figurative sense of "become aware" is recorded from 1926. Tune out "eliminate radio reception" is recorded from 1908; figurative sense of "disregard, stop heeding" is from 1928. Related: Tuned; tuning.
n. 1 A melody. 2 A song, or short musical composition. 3 (context informal English) The act of tuning or maintenance. 4 The state or condition of being correctly tuned. 5 (context UK slang English) A very good song. 6 (context obsolete English) A sound; a note; a tone. 7 (context obsolete English) Order; harmony; concord. vb. 1 To modify a musical instrument so that it produces the correct pitches. 2 To adjust a mechanical, electric or electronic device (such as a radio or a car engine) so that it functions optimally. 3 To make more precise, intense, or effective; to put into a proper state or disposition. 4 To give tone to; to attune; to adapt in style of music; to make harmonious. 5 To sing with melody or harmony. 6 (context South Africa slang transitive English) To cheek; to be impudent towards.
the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch; "he cannot sing in tune"; "the clarinet was out of tune"
the adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency
Tune may refer to:
Tune (stylized as TUNE) is a mobile platform company based in Seattle, Washington. It was previously named HasOffers, changing its name in 2014. The company produces two lines of SaaS: Tune Marketing Console and HasOffers.
Usage examples of "tune".
For this purpose the two plates must be acoustically tuned to each other and placed not too far apart.
In order that astral events other than those manifesting acoustically may become accessible to our consciousness, our own astral being must become capable of vibrating in tune with them, just as if we were hearing them - that is, we must be able to rouse our astral forces to an activity similar to that of hearing, yet without any physical stimulus.
And the aileron and rudder controls, and those which governed the pitch and tune of the rotor blades, by whose combined means the little gig could have been brought down to the surface, were out of operation.
We were always looking for tunes, because we were making lots of albums by then and every album you did needed fourteen songs, and then there were singles in between, so you needed a lot of material.
Pausing to tune the harp, he snapped the string and, after a tense, whispered exchange with Alec, rose and bowed to the mayor.
From inside the cottage, Amelle heard her mother singing an old minstrel tune, and once again, she found herself wondering what kind of life her mother had lived before she had been born.
Once feeding is going smoothly, many mothers feel in tune with their babies, anticipating their hunger needs instinctively.
He bade them remember the tune, and promised them that whenever they heard it they might be sure their king was very near.
She secretly loved a tune, and the impossibility of ever confessing this without losing hold of Solstis, Baff, Birdigal, MacLewis, Clorane, and other English restoration composers, sometimes taxed to its limit a nature which had its Spartan side.
A marvelous bebop medley, consisting of wonderful renditions of jazz tunes in the style of Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Horace Silver, and Elmo Hope.
There, in that moribund, ancient town, wrapped in its siesta, flagellated with heat, deserted, ignored, baking in a noon-day silence, these two strange men, the one a poet by nature, the other by training, both out of tune with their world, dreamers, introspective, morbid, lost and unfamiliar at that end-of-the-century time, searching for a sign, groping and baffled amidst the perplexing obscurity of the Delusion, sat over empty wine glasses, silent with the pervading silence that surrounded them, hearing only the cooing of doves and the drone of bees, the quiet so profound, that at length they could plainly distinguish at intervals the puffing and coughing of a locomotive switching cars in the station yard of Bonneville.
While the poets cast mocking glances at one another, while Greflinger whistled a tune, while Birken smiled with moist lips, Schneuber waxed offensive under his breath, and Lauremberg inquired what had become of young Scheffler.
Bing off various parts of the naked body of, and still find pounding beers and doing bongs and lines fun and get to have fun on a nightly after-work basis, cranking the tunes out into the neighborhood air.
Moody and Sankey had sung their way into every dissentient chapel, and Boshy appreciated their words thoroughly, and sang them to a wrong tune incessantly.
The supper came through the revolving: dumb-waiter in very good order, two dishes at a tune.