Tuning vs Turning - What's the difference?

tuning | turning |


As nouns the difference between tuning and turning

is that tuning is action of the verb to tune while turning is (british) a turn or deviation from a straight course.

As verbs the difference between tuning and turning

is that tuning is while turning is .

tuning

English

Noun

(wikipedia tuning) (en noun)
  • Action of the verb to tune .
  • The calibration of a musical instrument to a standard pitch.
  • (engineering) The adjustment of a system or circuit to secure optimum performance.
  • Derived terms

    * engine tuning * neuronal tuning * piano tuning * tuning fork

    Verb

    (head)
  • turning

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British) A turn or deviation from a straight course.
  • * Take the second turning on the left.
  • (senseid)The shaping of wood or metal on a lathe.
  • The act of turning.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-03
  • , author=(Henry Petroski) , title=Opening Doors , volume=100, issue=2, page=112-3 , magazine= citation , passage=A doorknob of whatever roundish shape is effectively a continuum of levers, with the axis of the latching mechanism—known as the spindle—being the fulcrum about which the turning takes place.}}
  • (plural only) Shavings produced by turning something on a lathe.
  • * The turnings get into your trouser turnups!
  • Derived terms

    * turning point

    Verb

    (head)
  • * The Earth is turning about its axis as we speak.
  • * He made wooden soldiers by turning them on a hand lathe.
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