tweak

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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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The tweaky drone of the band's debut is intact, but it sounds like they've hyperspaced, their silvery wall of tones elevated and ornamented with bended pitches, lightly stumbling beats and triumphant melodies.
In his experience, "The lasers I started with were tweaky, and their performance varied day to day," he said.
And in an apparent jibe at successful singers such as James Blunt, he added: "It's just good to hear people with soulful voices at last after all these years of squeaky, tweaky people we won't mention.