Definition of Retuning

1. Verb. (present participle of retune) ¹



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Definition of Retuning

1. retune [v] - See also: retune

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retuning

retting
rettings
retube
retubed
retubes
retubing
retubings
retunable
retund
retunded
retunding
retunds
retune
retuned
retunes
retuning (current term)
returf
returfed
returfing
returfs
return
return'd
return ace
return aces
return address
return ball
return crease
return demonstration
return extrasystole
return flow

Literary usage of Retuning

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1. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2005)
"The aim of this retuning is to recover the nominal beam characteristics at ... One simple way to achieve such a retuning is to compensate locally using the ..."

2. Famous Composers and Their Works by Philip Hale, Louis Charles Elson (1900)
"The clarinet also suffers by retuning, but this instrument came into the orchestra long after the oboe had established its right to giving the pitch. ..."

3. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1908)
"Not only is the poem by its craftsmanship superior to any by Chaucer's English disciples, but it is in some respects, in happy phrasing and in the retuning ..."

4. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. by John Gibson Lockhart (1837)
"... and a staircase better fitted for an old fellow's- scrambling." The piper was heard retuning his instrument below, and he called to him for ..."

5. The Theatre of Max Reinhardt by Huntly Carter (1914)
"Still, it would be the sounder really for a drastic readjustment and retuning. Herr und Diener is a new play of Ludwig ..."

6. The Oxford History of Music by William Henry Hadow (1902)
"The origin of this is undoubtedly to be found in the books of songs to be accompanied on the lute, and its reason was in order to avoid retuning the open ..."

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