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Tweek vs. Tweak

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Tweeknoun

A form of atmospherics (radio interference) produced when the high-frequency components reach the receiver before the low-frequency components.

Tweaknoun

A sharp pinch or jerk; a twist or twitch.

‘a tweak of the nose.’;

Tweaknoun

A slight adjustment or modification.

‘He is running so many tweaks it is hard to remember how it looked originally.’;

Tweaknoun

Trouble; distress; tweag.

Tweaknoun

A prostitute.

Tweaknoun

(cryptography) An additional input to a block cipher, used in conjunction with the key to select the permutation computed by the cipher.

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Tweakverb

To pinch and pull with a sudden jerk and twist; to twitch; as, to tweak the nose.

Tweaknoun

A sharp pinch or jerk; a twist or twitch; as, a tweak of the nose.

Tweaknoun

Trouble; distress; tweag.

Tweaknoun

A prostitute.

Tweaknoun

a squeeze with the fingers

Tweakverb

pinch or squeeze sharply

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Tweakverb

pull or pull out sharply;

‘pluck the flowers off the bush’;

Tweakverb

adjust finely;

‘fine-tune the engine’;

Tweakverb

twist or pull (something) sharply

‘he tweaked the boy's ear’;

Tweakverb

improve (a mechanism or system) by making fine adjustments to it

‘engineers tweak the car's operating systems during the race’;

Tweakverb

become or cause to become agitated or excited, typically from taking amphetamines or another stimulant

‘I just about went crazy yesterday—I was totally tweaking out’; ‘caffeine is a natural mood elevator but if you're stressed to begin with it can kind of tweak you out’;

Tweaknoun

a sharp twist or pull

‘an affectionate tweak’;

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Tweaknoun

a fine adjustment to a mechanism or system

‘no tweaks were required’;

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