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EtymologyEdit

tune +‎ -able

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AdjectiveEdit

tunable (comparative more tunable, superlative most tunable)

  1. (now rare) Harmonious, melodic, tuneful. [from 16th c.]
    • 1624, John Smith, Generall Historie, in Kupperman 1988, p. 147-8:
      Then doe all with a tunable voice of shouting bid him welcome.
    • 1723, Charles Walker, Memoirs of Sally Salisabury, I:
      she rather chose to follow the Fortunes of a Wheel-Barrow, than those of a Distaff; daily, charming the Ears of the Publick with the Tuneable and Melodious Cry, of, Come who throws here? Who ventures for an ORANGE?
  2. Able to be tuned. [from 18th c.]

NounEdit

tunable (plural tunables)

  1. (computing) A setting that can be configured.

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