Definition of fine-tune in English:

fine-tune

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Make small adjustments to (something) in order to achieve the best or a desired performance.

    ‘the advanced angler seeking to fine-tune his angling skills’
    • ‘The scientific team is now fine-tuning the strategy for transfer to producers.’
    • ‘I would rather let the sector develop than try to regulate or fine-tune it.’
    • ‘Now, the team is fine-tuning the virtual reality technology to enhance its usefulness.’
    • ‘The results will be used to fine-tune computer models of life-friendly atmospheres on various simulated planets.’
    • ‘Rivals say it will be hard to fine-tune technology designed for buses for regular vehicles.’
    • ‘She's an online dating machine, fine-tuning her choices to such a degree that no-one meets her criteria.’
    • ‘This will enable the company to continue building a large, loyal customer base of long-distance callers while it fine-tunes the voice quality of the new network.’
    • ‘Now food giants are fine-tuning their merger practices to bring benefits to consumers more quickly.’
    • ‘The two men spent at least half-an-hour helping the students adjust and fine-tune their spurs.’
    • ‘The fine adjustment really makes it possible to fine-tune things for the sharpest image.’
    • ‘When we come together, we fine-tune the performance and work on themes and the balance, making sure that what we want to hear most is used.’
    • ‘In the afternoon session, he concentrated on fine-tuning the car alongside some chassis set-up work.’
    • ‘You will have to do some tweaking to fine-tune your personal system.’
    • ‘They can also perform instantly after any event - whereas other performers have to spend months fine-tuning a song or making a film.’
    • ‘However, if you're in a position to spend a little bit more time on fine-tuning your investment strategy, how do you get the best out of your portfolio?’
    • ‘The combination of Hearn and Matos continues to strengthen as the two spend more time learning and fine-tuning the Mazda-powered car.’
    • ‘Weariness from the frequent travel and a desire to fine-tune his golf game were his reasons.’
    • ‘Women, specifically, are the new customers that the company has zeroed in on as it fine-tunes its retail offerings.’
    modify, alter, regulate, tune, fine-tune, calibrate, balance
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Pronunciation:

fine-tune

/ˈfīn ˈt(y)o͞on/