Definition of tuner in English:

tuner

Syllabification: tun·er
Pronunciation: /ˈt(y)o͞onər
 
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noun

  • 1A person who tunes musical instruments, especially pianos.
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    • After graduating from the school for the blind, Zhang first tried to work at a local piano factory as a tuner but the long travelling time from his home to the factory forced him to drop the job.
    • The implication is that such fine tuning implies an intelligent tuner.
    • The night before the tuner was due to tune, I was out with friends in Shoreditch.
  • 1.1An electronic device for tuning a guitar or other instrument.
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    • The use of metronomes, electronic tuners or other mechanical devices will not be allowed during the contestant's performance.
    • A digital tuner is useful for teachers of certain instruments, and a tape recorder allows students to tape and listen to their own playing.
    • A built-in tuner allows for the precise tuning of instruments via the built-in microphone, or through an external microphone.
  • 1.2An electronic device for varying the frequency to which a radio or television is tuned.
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    • There are a number of products that employ unused FM radio frequencies to send music from your PC to any device with a radio tuner.
    • Most amps have a radio tuner built in, giving them that added functionality.
    • Remixing sometimes sounds like twiddling the radio tuner rapidly through different stations.
  • 1.3A separate unit for detecting and preamplifying a program signal and supplying it to an audio amplifier.

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