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retune

Pronunciation: /riːˈtjuːn/

Translation of retune in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Music/Música] [instrument] reafinar
    Example sentences
    • How might modern Western instruments be transformed for Arab music, say by retuning the piano for microtonal modal systems?
    • She would need to retune some of the strings for Llyrana's tale, after all, and that she could only really do once it was in the hall and settled.
    • He just hoped St. George's Primary School had got the piano retuned, like they'd promised.
    1.2 [Radio] [Television/Televisión] resintonizar*
    Example sentences
    • She phoned the York TV hotline, was given another number, phoned that, got cut off twice and eventually had to call in the village's television expert to retune the equipment, for which she paid £15.
    • We had to pay a fee and put in a lot of new equipment and then retune everything.
    • Each daily contact began with Hamilton announcing a number, which referred to a personal code known only by Hamilton and Pole-Evans and led both to retune to a specific radio frequency.

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Radio broadcasting in Spain began in the 1920s. The state-run Radio Nacional de España (RNE) was established during the Civil War. There are many private radio stations and they compete fiercely. Radio personalities are paid huge salaries, out of which they employ the staff for their programs.