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detune

[dē′tün]
(electronics)
To change the inductance or capacitance of a tuned circuit so its resonant frequency is different from the incoming signal frequency.
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Muhammad Farooq Rehmani said, "the Kashmiri detunes for long have had been subjected to maltreatment, humiliation and torture in high security prisons of Jammu and Indian states; they are being treated like hardened criminals, kept under fake allegations for years, or awarded life sentences, or death without proof, they are sent to gallows without informing their relatives, or kept rotting for indefinite period of time, as if they were dacoits or smugglers operating on borders.
Raja argued Board is constitutional and legal forum which is headed by the Judge of the supreme Court and added that its any order pertaining to the detention of the individual cannot be turned without jurisdiction and alleged detunes cannot be considered as abducted and confined person.
Even a correctly tuned device has problems; a user's hand in proximity to the antenna modifies the resonant properties of the antenna circuit and detunes it.
As it moves, it gradually detunes itself and tunes in on the frequency of, say, a tau neutrino.
As TI strength equals and/or exceeds the desired signal, the receiver's AFC circuit "locks on" to the TI and detunes the receiver to this signal.