tune-up


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tune-up

(to͞on′ŭp′, tyo͞on′-)
n.
1. An adjustment, as of a motor or engine, made to improve working order or efficiency.
2. A practice or preparatory session for an important event: The scrimmage was a tune-up for the big game.

tune′-up`



n.
an adjustment, as of a motor, to improve working order or condition.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tune-up - exercising in preparation for strenuous activitytune-up - exercising in preparation for strenuous activity
preparation, readying - the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose; "preparations for the ceremony had begun"
2.tune-up - adjustments made to an engine to improve its performancetune-up - adjustments made to an engine to improve its performance
readjustment, adjustment, registration - the act of adjusting something to match a standard
Translations

tune-up

[ˈtjuːnʌp] N
1. (Mus) → afinación f
2. (Aut) → puesta f a punto, afinado m

tune-up

n (Aut) the car needs/has had a tune-updas Auto muss getunt werden/ist getunt worden
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