from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that tunes: a piano tuner.
- n. A device for tuning, especially an electronic circuit or device used to select signals at a specific radio frequency for amplification and conversion to sound.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who tunes a piano.
- n. A device, electronic or mechanical, that helps a person tune a musical instrument by showing the deviation of the played pitch from the desired pitch.
- n. On a musical instrument, a peg or mechanical device that changes the tension, and hence pitch, of a string.
- n. The component of an audio system that receives radio broadcasts.
- n. A musical.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who tunes; especially, one whose occupation is to tune musical instruments.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who tunes or puts in tune; also. one who makes music or sings.
- n. Specifically One whose occupation it is to put musical instruments in proper tune and repair.
- n. In organ-building, an adjustable flap or opening near the top of a flue-pipe, whereby the effective length of the air-column may be altered, so as to alter the pitch of the tone.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
- n. someone who tunes pianos
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