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Spanish translation of “tune”

tune

noun /tjuːn/
musical notes put together in a particular (melodic and pleasing) order; melody
melodía
He played a tune on the violin.
tuneful adjective having a good, clear, pleasant etc tune
melodioso
That song is very tuneful.
tunefully adverb
melodiosamente
tunefulness noun
cualidad de melodioso
tuneless adjective without a good etc tune; unmusical
disonante, discordante; carente de armonía
The child was singing in a tuneless voice.
tunelessly adverb
de modo disonante
He was whistling tunelessly.
tunelessness noun
disonancia, discordancia
tuner noun ( also piano-tuner) a person whose profession is tuning pianos.
afinador
the dial on a radio etc used to tune in to the different stations.
sintonizador
a radio which is part of a stereo system.
sintonizador
change one’s tune to change one’s attitude, opinions etc
cambiar de disco/opinión
He soon changed his tune when he realized tha there was money to be mede from the situation.
in tune (of a musical instrument) having been adjusted so as to give the correct pitches
afinado
Is the violin in tune with the piano?
(of a person’s singing voice) at the same pitch as that of other voices or instruments
afinado
Someone in the choir isn’t (singing) in tune.
out of tune not in tune
desafinado
She was singing out of tune.
tune in phrasal verb to tune a radio (to a particular station or programme/program)
sintonizar
We usually tune (the radio) in to the news.
tune up phrasal verb (of an orchestra etc) to tune instruments
afinar
The band were tuning up just before the performance.
(Definition of tune from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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