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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.
While entrepreneurial in nature, many of the Millennial are really "tweakers" and most continue to work in our mainstream organizations.
(SeeNews) - Sep 5, 2014 - Belgian media group De Persgroep said Friday it would roll out the successful concept of Dutch technology and electronics website Tweakers on the Belgian market.
Improbably, he managed to snare the wicket of Ishant Sharma with his rag-tag collection of mimicry and loopy tweakers but a more serious spin option is in the frame for Thursday's second Test.
Improbably, he managed to snare the wicket of Ishant Sharma with his rag-tag collection of mimicry and loopy tweakers, but a more serious spin option is in the frame for Thursday's second Test.
Mirpur: Visiting teams have often found themselves tied up in tangles by the local tweakers on the sub-continental dustbowls, but Australia captain George Bailey asserted his team is up to the spin challenge in the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
According to News.com.au, however, Gabba curator Kevin Mitchell Jr believes that Lyon can be Australia's trump card as the off-spinner performs his best when deploying tweakers on wearing Gabba decks, which is evident in his 11 scalps from just two Tests at the Gabba at 24.09 since his entry to Test cricket in 2011.
Indeed, in one recent study from Duke University, it was estimated that heavy portfolio tweakers underperform light portfolio-tweakers by 1.25 percentage points a year.
The new Z77 chipset models are built to support the upcoming Intel Ivy Bridge processors, and come with a range of features designed to help over lockers and tweakers maximise their system with a minimum of fuss.
"Records were broken and the score rattled along till the head was spinning, a trait that eluded the local tweakers. With the terrible logic of sporting supremacy, 300 became 400 and then 500 and still no sign of a wicket.
Riley is full of stories, like the HUD house in Pueblo where some "tweakers" lived with about 10 cats.
These are the BluePack S3 mAh backup battery and Tweakers Portable 2.1 Channel Speakers.