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I really wanted to find a piano for the farm house. There were so many free pianos on Craigslist, I thought, 'Let's get as many free pianos as we can and stick them all in the barn.' I got eight in a short period of time, only six of which were tunable, but it's still quite funny.
Neko Case

Meaning of "tunable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TUNABLE

tunable  [ˈtjuːnəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TUNABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tunable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TUNABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of tunable in the English dictionary

The definition of tunable in the dictionary is able to be tuned. Other definition of tunable is (archaic (or poetic) melodious or tuneful.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TUNABLE


amenable
əˈmiːnəbəl
burnable
ˈbɜːnəbəl
cleanable
ˈkliːnəbəl
convenable
kənˈviːnəbəl
discernible
dɪˈsɜːnəbəl
expugnable
ɪkˈspjuːnəbəl
impugnable
ɪmˈpjuːnəbəl
incunable
ɪnˈkjuːnəbəl
indiscernible
ˌɪndɪˈsɜːnəbəl
learnable
ˈlɜːnəbəl
machinable
məˈʃiːnəbəl
nonreturnable
ˌnɒnrɪˈtɜːnəbəl
prunable
ˈpruːnəbəl
returnable
rɪˈtɜːnəbəl
tuneable
ˈtjuːnəbəl
turnable
ˈtɜːnəbəl
unexpugnable
ˌʌnɪkˈspjuːnəbəl
unimpugnable
ˌʌnɪmˈpjuːnəbəl
untunable
ʌnˈtjuːnəbəl
untuneable
ʌnˈtjuːnəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TUNABLE

tun
tuna
tunability
tunableness
tunably
tunbelly
Tunbridge Wells
tund
tundish
tundra
tundun
tune
tune in
tune out
tune someone grief
tune up
tune-up
tuneable
tuneably
tuneful

WORDS THAT END LIKE TUNABLE

able
abominable
actionable
assignable
attainable
enable
explainable
fashionable
fissionable
imaginable
interminable
objectionable
obtainable
personable
questionable
reasonable
sustainable
unable
unimaginable
unreasonable
unsustainable

Synonyms and antonyms of tunable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tunable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TUNABLE

Find out the translation of tunable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tunable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tunable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

可调
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sintonizable
570 millions of speakers

English

tunable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ट्यून करने योग्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الانضباطي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

перестраиваемый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sintonizável
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুরেলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

accordable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Merdu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

abstimmbaren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

同調可能な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조정
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tunable
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

du dương
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மாற்றக்கூடிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ट्यून करण्यायोग्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

akort edilebilir
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sintonizzabile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przestrajanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перестроюваний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

acordabile
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ρυθμιζόμενους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verstelbare
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avstämbara
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tunbare
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tunable

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QUOTES WITH «TUNABLE»

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Neko Case
I really wanted to find a piano for the farm house. There were so many free pianos on Craigslist, I thought, 'Let's get as many free pianos as we can and stick them all in the barn.' I got eight in a short period of time, only six of which were tunable, but it's still quite funny.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TUNABLE»

Discover the use of tunable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tunable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Tunable Laser Applications, Second Edition
The Second Edition covers: Advances in optical parametric oscillators Developments in tunable semiconductor lasers Solid-state dye lasers Laser isotope separation using diode lasers Medical applications of table-top coherent X-rays ...
F.J. Duarte, 2008
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Tunable Lasers Handbook
Many laser applications depend on the ability of a particular laser to be frequency tunable. Among the many different types of frequency tunable lasers are: dye lasers, excimer lasers, and semiconductor lasers.
Frank J. Duarte, 1996
3
Tunable External Cavity Diode Lasers
Annotation. - Presents a thorough account of the state-of-the-art of tunable external cavity diode lasers Provides an up-to-date survey on physics, technology, and performance of widely applicable coherent radiation sources of tunable ...
Cunyun Ye, Tjan Kwang Wei, 2004
4
Tunable Laser Optics
The chapters in this handbook will provide self-contained treatment of the topic to allow readers to go directly to the appropriate chapter to deal with a particular topic.
‎2003
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Distributed Feedback Laser Diodes and Optical Tunable Filters
This book is a technical guide for the structural design of DFB laser diodes and optical filters, and will serve as an invaluable reference for researchers in opto –electronics, and semi conductor device physics.
Dr. H. Ghafouri-Shiraz, 2004
6
Selected papers on tunable solid-state lasers
The 83 papers in this volume present the outstanding research results obtained by various research groups in different countries over the last 40 years.
Valerii Ter-Mikirtychev, 2002
7
High-performance RF-MEMS Tunable Filters
To author's knowledge, this is the highest-Q tunable planar filter to-date at this frequency range.
Sang-June Park, 2008
8
Microwave Engineering
13.2 TUNABLE DETECTOR The low frequency square-wave modulated microwave signal is detected using non-reciprocal detector diode mounted in the microwave transmission line. These diodes are specially designed point contact or ...
Annapurna Das, Sisir K. Das, 2000
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Investigations of Magnetically Tunable Narrow Bandpass ...
The possibility of a narrow-bandwidth, smallinsertion-loss microwave filter with nonreciprocal characteristics is studied, and the findings are reported.
C. N. Patel, 1961
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Tunable Multiband Ferroelectric Devices for Reconfigurable ...
By utilizing the fundamental components like ferroelectric varactors, which are addressed in the previous chapters, the reconfigurability of frontends can be enabled by novel devices including the tunable multiband antenna, tunable matching ...
Yuliang Zheng, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TUNABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tunable is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tunable capacitors for 4G smartphone PAs
Designated the Stptic G2 range, the capacitors now have a 5:1 tuning ratio which means they can add extra correction when signal matching between a ... «ElectronicsWeekly.com, Jul 15»
2
Simple and cheap tunable gripper inspired by the gecko
Now researchers at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) have developed a gripper, also inspired by the gecko and also tunable, that they claim is much ... «Gizmag, Jun 15»
3
University of Cincinnati and International Industry Partners Develop …
... of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany has resulted in a patent-pending breakthrough in 'tunable' window tintings. The breakthrough means traditional window ... «University of Cincinnati, Jun 15»
4
New heterogeneous wavelength tunable laser diode for high …
The heterogeneous wavelength tunable laser diode, consisting of the QD and the silicon photonics, is a promising candidate to realize such a compact and ... «Phys.Org, Jun 15»
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Public Release: 19-May-2015 Tunable liquid metal antennas
How did the team create the tunable antenna controlled by voltage only? By using electrochemical reactions to shorten and elongate a filament of liquid metal ... «EurekAlert, May 15»
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Towards a tunable graphene-like two-dimensional material
The new porous material exhibits high electrical conductivity as a bulk material that is potentially tunable and has unusual temperature dependence, suggesting ... «Nanowerk, May 15»
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Keysight offers tunable laser source module for 8164B lightwave …
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) has unveiled the 81606A tunable laser source, a new module for the 8164B lightwave measurement system. «LightWave Online, Mar 15»
8
WiSpry Showing Leading Edge Antenna Tuning and Tunable RF …
BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WiSpry, Inc., the leader in high-performance tunable radio frequency (RF) semiconductor products for the wireless ... «Business Wire, Mar 15»
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Emcore completes sale of tunable laser and transceiver product …
The assets sold include intellectual property for the external-cavity laser (ECL)-based integrable tunable laser assembly (ITLA), micro-ITLA, tunable XFP ... «Semiconductor Today, Jan 15»
10
Tunable Diode Laser Analyzer Market Worth $524.91 Million by 2020
According to a new market research report "Tunable Diode Laser Analyzer (TDLA) Market by Industry (Metal, Power, Cement, Oil & Gas, Chemical, Fertilizer, ... «PR Newswire, Dec 14»

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