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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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Tweak 2: Modelling the context with concrete materials and promoting group work
The tweak would let a Medicare Advantage plan offer new types of supplemental benefits aimed at improving the health or function of chronically ill enrollees.
com/nba-2k17-shooting-update-makes-buckets-harder-after-112-patch-2524575) recently updated with some tweaks to its shooting algorithm , but not all fans are happy with the adjustments.
A new patch for Street Fighter V just went online today which tweaks the matchmaking system so that frequent rage quitters will be more likely to play against each other, reports Kotaku.
Tweaks won't weaken side Yet the tweaks he makes to Everton's starting line-up will not be seen as significantly weakening the side.
The GT R certainly looks a bit special with wider front and rear wings to allow for a wider track, aerodynamic tweaks including a new front end with active aerodynamic devices and a new double diffuser at the back.
But some jailbreak tweaks have found a way around that: rather than activating quick actions, peek, and pop with a forceful touch, those commands are activated by swiping up.
According to the report, the latest range of tweaks come in place of a previously planned overhaul that Facebook announced last year, but it never reached consumers for its drastic and unifying look across desktop and mobile screens.
This will allow the newly introduced iOS 7 tweaks and future Cydia launches to now work with the iPad mini with Retina display and the iPad Air.
Global Banking News-December 30, 2013--Volcker Rule tweaks possible say regulators
The tweaks to the original proposal unveiled in June include a cut in the proposed tax rates for some real estate types, including for farmland, the government confirmed on Wednesday.