Tune in a sentence as a noun

Stress test your stack to find bottlenecks and tune them out9.

Owners who try to bring it back into tune with a single tuning will fail, and think it can't be retuned.

That is Java tuned with some specific parameters.

Another charge is that they didn't tune their fraud alert levels in a manner requested by the government.

Right now, I think it's really great as an internal bulletin board that I can fine-tune to exactly my interests.

If the government had not provided that subsidy, I would not have taken a loan to the tune of $1000/year because that would have been too risky.

An piano left untuned for many years will certainly lose its ability to be retuned in a single tuning.

Tune in a sentence as a verb

You have to understand what code is going to generate what queries so that, at the very least, you can tune them by adding in the appropriate indexes in the database.

> A piano that has not been regularly tuned will lose its ability to stay tunedHaving tuned pianos for about six years, I think this is a misconception.

This incredibly simple strategy apparently worked at Borgata and Crockfords in London, to the tune of over $20 million in combined winnings.

I suspect those complaining would be singing a much different tune if they were aware that under its previous rules, Google was directly subsidizing the Church of Scientology and other such organizations.

That's a testament to the sheer volume of people who think that Microsoft's service offering is valuable enough to pay cold hard cash for, but it also, of course, goes straight to Microsoft's bottom line, to the tune of around a billion dollars per year.

It also makes it harder to have one-off queries that can be tuned easily based on exactly what data is needed and tweaked to convince the database to generate the right query plan, and it makes it much harder to look at some DB stats, identify a poorly-performing query, and then map it back to the code that generated that query.

Tune definitions


a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"

See also: melody strain line


the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch; "he cannot sing in tune"; "the clarinet was out of tune"


the adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency


adjust for (better) functioning; "tune the engine"


adjust the pitches of (musical instruments); "My piano needs to be tuned"