- 1A person who tunes musical instruments, especially pianos.More example sentences
- 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.More example sentences
- 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.More example sentences
- 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.
- 1.4A person who tunes car engines or other machines.More example sentences
- Her dad, Dave James, was an engine tuner and she'd seen enough oily chains and carburettors at her home in Stockport to last her a lifetime.
- Import restrictions and greater familiarity with Japanese engines has prompted American tuners to use the Honda VTEC powerplant though.
- To my utter amazement, after discussing various engine tuners, Clive offered to ask John Oliver in person if he would do the refurbishment.
More definitions of tunerDefinition of tuner in:
- The US English dictionary