Definition of Mistuning

1. Verb. (present participle of mistune) ¹

2. Noun. An incorrect tuning ¹

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Definition of Mistuning

1. mistune [v] - See also: mistune

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mistuning

mistrustingly
mistrustless
mistrusts
mistruth
mistruthful
mistruths
mistryst
mistrysted
mistrysting
mistrysts
mists
mists of time
mistune
mistuned
mistunes
mistuning (current term)
mistura
misturn
mistutor
mistutored
mistutoring
mistutors
misty
misty-eyed
misty rose
mistype
mistyped
mistypes
mistyping
misunderestimate

Literary usage of Mistuning

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1. Text-book on Wireless Telegraphy by Rupert Stanley (1919)
"In the first case there will be a silent point when the receiver is tuned to 600 metres and the beat will have reached a frequency of 1000 with mistuning of ..."

2. Sound and Its Relation to Music by Clarence Grant Hamilton (1912)
"Accordingly, many attempts were made to reduce the number of keys by slightly mistuning or tempering certain tones and thus identifying them with others of ..."

3. Wireless Telegraphy: With Special Reference to the Quenched-spark System by Bernard John Leggett (1921)
"Whilst such defects are greatly reduced with Quenched-Spark Gaps, the practice of slightly mistuning the circuits to aid quenching still produces the ..."

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