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tun·er

 (to͞o′nər, tyo͞o′-)
n.
1. One that tunes: a piano tuner.
2. A device for tuning, especially an electronic circuit or device used to select signals at a specific frequency for amplification and conversion to video, sound, or both.
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tuner

(ˈtjuːnə)
n
1. (Professions) a person who tunes instruments, esp pianos
2. (Electronics) the part of a radio or television receiver for selecting only those signals having a particular frequency
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

tun•er

(ˈtu nər, ˈtyu-)

n.
1. one that tunes.
2. the portion of a radio or television receiver that captures the broadcast signal and feeds it to other circuits in the set for further processing.
[1570–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tuner - someone who tunes pianostuner - someone who tunes pianos    
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
2.tuner - an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signalstuner - an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
amplifier - electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
clock radio - a radio that includes a clock that can be set to turn it on automatically
crystal set - an early radio receiver using a crystal detector
detector - electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity
demodulator, detector - rectifier that extracts modulation from a radio carrier wave
heterodyne receiver, superhet, superheterodyne receiver - a radio receiver that combines a locally generated frequency with the carrier frequency to produce a supersonic signal that is demodulated and amplified
push-button radio - a radio receiver that can be tuned by pressing buttons
radio, wireless - a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves
radio-gramophone, radio-phonograph - electronic equipment consisting of a combination of a radio receiver and a record player
receiver, receiving system - set that receives radio or tv signals
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Translations
إبْرَة ضَبْط مَحَطّات الراديوراديو جزءٌ من جِهاز ستيريومُدَوْزِن آلات العَزْف
laděníladičtuner
klaverstemmertuner
állomáskeresõtunerzongorahangoló
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ladenieladičtuner
akortçuayar göstergesistereo radyosu

tuner

[ˈtjuːnəʳ] N
1. (Rad) (= knob, equipment) → sintonizador m
2. (= person) → afinador/a m/f
see also piano
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

tuner

[ˈtjuːnər] n
[radio] → tuner m, syntoniseur m
piano tuner → accordeur/euse m/f de pianostuner amplifier nampli-tuner m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tuner

n
(Mus) → Stimmer(in) m(f)
(Rad etc: = part of set) → Empfangsteil nt; (= separate set)Empfänger m, → Tuner m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

tuner

[ˈtjuːnəʳ] n
a. (Radio) (control) → sintonizzatore m, tuner m inv
b. (also piano tuner) → accordatore/trice di pianoforte
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

tune

(tjuːn) noun
musical notes put together in a particular (melodic and pleasing) order; a melody. He played a tune on the violin.
verb
1. to adjust (a musical instrument, or its strings etc) to the correct pitch. The orchestra tuned their instruments.
2. to adjust a radio so that it receives a particular station. The radio was tuned to a German station.
3. to adjust (an engine etc) so that it runs well.
ˈtuneful adjective
having a good, clear, pleasant etc tune. That song is very tuneful.
ˈtunefully adverb
ˈtunefulness noun
ˈtuneless adjective
without a good etc tune; unmusical. The child was singing in a tuneless voice.
ˈtunelessly adverb
ˈtunelessness noun
ˈtuner noun
1. (also piˈano-tuner) a person whose profession is tuning pianos.
2. the dial on a radio etc used to tune in to the different stations.
3. a radio which is part of a stereo system.
change one's tune
to change one's attitude, opinions etc.
in tune
1. (of a musical instrument) having been adjusted so as to give the correct pitches. Is the violin in tune with the piano?
2. (of a person's singing voice) at the same pitch as that of other voices or instruments. Someone in the choir isn't (singing) in tune.
out of tune
not in tune.
tune in
to tune a radio (to a particular station or programme). We usually tune (the radio) in to the news.
tune up
(of an orchestra etc) to tune instruments.
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