from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To make small adjustments in for optimal performance or effectiveness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb to adjust carefully and precisely so as to achieve optimum performance or efficiency.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To make small
adjustmentsto something until optimizationis achieved
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb adjust finely
- verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
- verb make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
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New adjustable drivers like the TaylorMade R11, launched in January 2011, allow golfers to fine-tune clubs after buying.
He's trying to fine-tune his approach so it can be replicated by other primary-care doctors.
Rejection only means that the transplant team needs to fine-tune the immunosuppressant medications your child is taking to prevent his immune system from trying to reject the liver.
The system gives you the capability to fine-tune the ride under widely differing road and load characteristics, and it also makes for a more comfortable ride and better handling, says Snyder.
It's easier than trying to fine-tune something diplomatic, and it's more socially acceptable than violence. paintbox paintbox
Congress has passed two laws to endorse and fine-tune military tribunals, and now it has given its bipartisan imprimatur to detention and other antiterror policies.
Mr. Li suggested that China should "fine-tune" its restrictions on home purchases in some areas while maintaining an overall tight stance.
China's Politburo, the party's top decision-making body, said China would "fine-tune policies in light of changes in economic development," according to the state-run Xinhua news agency.
It can take months to fine-tune settings on the battery pack and adjust medications to give patients optimal movement control.
You can fine-tune the brushes you use by setting the minimum and maximum width of the brush, so each brush stroke will be unique and vary in width based on your parameters.