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detune

(diːˈtjuːn)
vb (tr)
to change the pitch of (a stringed instrument), whether for musical or maintenance purposesto change the resonant frequency of (an electronic circuit) such that it no longer matches that of the incoming signalto blunt the edges of the ends of (skis or a snowboard), in order to make turning easier for the skier (or snowboarder)
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The petitioner stated that the law enforcers climbed the walls of the detunes' homes on 24-11-18, and detained them at some unknown place whereas at the time of arrest no grounds of detention were supplied to the detunes.
Meanwhile, families of a large number of these detunes suffer financially, move courts or cannot afford travel expenses to the far-flung areas to meet their imprisoned relatives.
Permit me to intervene this time, on behalf of the members of the families comprised of men women and children, young and old of the detunes, who had undergone untold hardships and live in permanent agony.
Muhammad Farooq Rehmani said, "the Kashmiri detunes for long have had been subjected to maltreatment, humiliation and torture in high security prisons of Jammu and Indian states; they are being treated like hardened criminals, kept under fake allegations for years, or awarded life sentences, or death without proof, they are sent to gallows without informing their relatives, or kept rotting for indefinite period of time, as if they were dacoits or smugglers operating on borders.
Smolka does not introduce "new tones" into the tempered system, but just "detunes" intervals as a means of emotional expression.
As it moves, it gradually detunes itself and tunes in on the frequency of, say, a tau neutrino.
(See Figures 3 and 4.) As TI strength equals and/or exceeds the desired signal, the receiver's AFC circuit "locks on" to the TI and detunes the receiver to this signal.