[too-nuh-buhl, tyoo-]
capable of being tuned.
Archaic. harmonious; tuneful; melodious.

1490–1500; tune + -able

tunability, tunableness, noun
tunably, adverb
untunable, adjective
untunableness, noun
untunably, adverb
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tunable or tuneable (ˈtjuːnəbəl)
1.  able to be tuned
2.  archaic, poetic or melodious or tuneful
tuneable or tuneable

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The present invention is directed toward a tunable drum for use with or without a drum stand.
The optical properties of obscurant can be tailored such that they develop transparency at narrow, tunable wavelengths.
And a synchrotron's light is tunable, so researchers can match the energy to the material being probed.
It is an optical crystal, emitting ultraviolet light in a range of wavelengths that make the laser tunable.
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