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  • v. Present participle of fine-tune.

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Examples

  • So it's only by - if you don't have anything else in the theory, it's only by a - what we call fine-tuning that you can account for masses.

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  • Beijing is likely to stick to what Premier Wen Jiabao has called "fine-tuning" of economic policy settings to counter the downturn for now, rather than adopting more aggressive measures such as a interest rate cuts.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Beijing is likely to stick to what Premier Wen Jiabao has called "fine-tuning" of economic policy settings to counter the downturn for now, rather than adopting more aggressive measures such as a cut in interest rates.

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  • Not to mention his Queen Anne–style 17th-century estate in Ireland, which he's been fine-tuning for 31 years.

    The Full Monticello

  • That was the fine-tuning I needed to see the world through an entrepreneur's eyes.

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  • Mr. Tremonti's links to the former aide—which came as the minister was fine-tuning a crucial €40 billion deficit-reduction package for Italy—caused several Italian politicians and media to question whether Mr. Tremonti's standing in the government could suffer, concerns that quickly spread to financial markets already worried about the country's huge debt, structural economic problems and low-growth prospects.

    Italian Official Tries to Quell Controversy Over Payment

  • He implied the system might be in need of fine-tuning either way: Last night I was so upset and when I got the votes.

    American Idol's Nigel Lythgoe: Should the Judges Decide Who Goes Home? Maybe!

  • So a lot of our focus is on fine-tuning the integration we've done.

    Adecco Expects Temps Are Here to Stay as Hiring Revives

  • Some analysts have cautioned that China's property market may be reaching a "tipping point" and said they expect the authorities to start relaxing or fine-tuning controls in the coming months.

    Chinese City in U-Turn on Easing Property Grip

  • It may well be a sign of the times that the Academy selected two economists so at odds with the recent Keynesian vogue, and in tune instead with the frustration with government fine-tuning that has dominated world economic policy since 2008.

    The Return of Rational Expectations

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