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tweak

(1)
To change slightly, usually in reference to a value. Also used synonymously with twiddle. If a program is almost correct, rather than figure out the precise problem you might just keep tweaking it until it works. See frobnicate and fudge factor; also see shotgun debugging.

tweak

(2)
To tune or bum a program; preferred usage in the UK.

tweak

To make minor adjustments in an electronic system or in a software program in order to improve performance. See calibrate and death by tweakage.
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Then again, before the series, team director Ravi Shastri had said if tracks help spinners, he may even play four tweakers.
Tweakers is already the largest technology and electronics website with an own independent product and price comparison service in the Netherlands and has the same ambitions for Belgium, too.
The tweakers may have thought, 'These are hot, we better get rid of them.
Records were broken and the score rattled along till the head was spinning, a trait that eluded the local tweakers.
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Sunderland captain Imran Shah is hoping that conditions at Tynemouth will suit his bowling attack - the team is packed with four tweakers in the belief that the pitch is usually favourable to spin bowling.
His performance has been better than accomplished tweakers such as Muttiah Muralitharan, Harbhajan Singh, Amit Mishra and Piyush Chawla.
The hosts have included three spinners in their 14-man squad, expecting a new wicket at the Chittagong Divisional stadium to offer turn to the tweakers.
YOU know a car is hot when the tuners and tweakers get involved.
And if they don't make use of the fielding restrictions, India have canny tweakers in Ramesh Powar and Piyush Chawla to tie them in knots.
Journalist Parks, who is obviously pretty handy himself, describes the various tinkerers, tweakers and hackers who have devised everything from a necktie-tying machine to a car with a chemical toilet, a cellphone jammer and a go-kart with a turbine jet engine.