Word forms: 3rd person singular present
, present participle retuning
, past tense, past participle retuned
To retune a piece of equipment such as a radio, television, or video means to adjust it so that it receives a different channel, or so that it receives the same channel on a different frequency.
[V] ⇒ ...this means that listeners in cars should not have to retune as they drive across
[V n] ⇒ ...plans to retune VCRs to allow viewers to receive the signal.
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