from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An adjustment, as of a motor or engine, made to improve working order or efficiency.
- n. A preparation; a warm-up: The scrimmage was a tune-up for the big game.
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- n. A series of adjustments to an engine in order to improve its performance
- n. A series of preparations for vigorous exercise; a warm-up
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. adjustments made to an engine to improve its performance
- n. exercising in preparation for strenuous activity
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Likewise, Hunter Mahan has a superb record at the AT&T, having finished no lower than T12 in his three starts Congressional went through an initial Jones tune-up in 1989.
The New Meadowlands Stadium's first professional event— three months before its first Giants-Jets preseason game—was the World Cup tune-up last May between Mexico and Ecuador, which drew 77,507.
The winner of this Gold Cup earns a berth in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil that serves as a tune-up event one year before the next World Cup.
You take your car for a tune-up regularly to check the spark plugs, transmission, and tires.
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And so far, both shows are still in the early tune-up stage.
In the final of the Sydney tune-up event the week before the Australian Open, Ms. Li dispatched the Belgian star in straight sets despite trailing 5-0 in the first.
Like seven of his American teammates and six from the international squad, Woods is using the event as a tune-up for the Presidents Cup in Melbourne.