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tweaking

noun accommodation, adjustment, advancement, alteration, amelioration, amendment, bettering, betterment, breakthrough, change, change for the better, changeover, constructive change, deviation, difference, divergence, enhancement, enrichment, increase, lift, melioration, modification, progress, progression, progressive change, redesign, reform, reshaping, restoration, restructuring, transition
Associated concepts: punitive damages
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Asked if the squad would need to be "tweaked", Lamb replied: "I think needing a little bit of tweaking is putting it mildly.
On arrival, he burst into the classroom where the teacher responsible for Douglas' distress was holding court, although not, I believe, tweaking any ears.
But the culmination of his havoc is Chase's attack, while tweaking, on an innocent family man who is now in intensive care.
I have seen high-volume paste printing processes operate in the single-digit parts per million defect level with absolutely no tweaking of the defect calculations as is so often done by many organizations.
Jeremy Fish, Jim Thieband, and Novak have all been tweaking emulsion as well.
Yes, they have given purveyors of the boy-band craze a nice little tweaking (or, at the very least, a vigorous noogie) -- with some catchy music and rather intense dancing, no less.
Bartels suggests that by merely tweaking properties of molecules or surfaces, researchers might generate various patterns and pore sizes.
It helps to have Blackberry In A Snap, which covers the BlackBerry 7100 series and offers a teach-yourself workbook format lending to tweaking and do-it-yourself programming.
Another time issue that often appears during the later stages of implementation revolves around templates, with some companies spending more time tweaking the aesthetics of the templates than actually building them.
Moskovsky Komsomolets commemorated Putin's birthday by tweaking the Putin cult in an editorial cartoon.
They say, 'We already have these powers; we're just tweaking them.