Antonyms for tuning up

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Already the theatre was full and the orchestra was tuning up.

The blackbirds out in the orchard were tuning up for evening.

The band at the anarchists' ball is tuning up (p. 221) for the last dance.

In my ears is the sound as of the tuning up of a thousand fiddles!

But he soon found that the Bumblebees were not tuning up for nothing.

"An' they're tuning up again, too," Johnny replied, preparing for trouble.

Most of the people had come then, and the music was tuning up.

He is my best demonstrator and a wonder at tuning up an engine.

By way of tuning up, he blew a soft note and the cell erupted.

He made it fast here and then busied himself in tuning up the engine.