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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.
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tweakTo 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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