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synonyms for tweak

  • tease
  • twist
  • jerk
  • pinch
  • pluck
  • pull
See also synonyms for: tweaked / tweaking
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Fortunately, scientists are already making those tweaks, by developing finer-grained computer models that do a better job capturing how the atmosphere churns in real life.
IMPROVED THREE-WEEK WEATHER FORECASTS COULD SAVE LIVES FROM DISASTERALEXANDRA WITZEAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
If not, you’ll have to play around with the above tweaks to get things close enough.
HOW TO FIX THAT ANNOYING AUDIO DELAY ON YOUR SOUNDBARWHITSON GORDONAUGUST 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
That genetic tweak merely supplied a marker that would identify irradiated insects but didn’t change any fertility genes.
GENETICALLY MODIFIED MOSQUITOES HAVE BEEN OK’D FOR A FIRST U.S. TEST FLIGHTSUSAN MILIUSAUGUST 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
They’re also working on tweaks to the manufacturing process to boost speeds and bring down costs.
SCIENTISTS FOUND A WAY TO TURN BRICKS INTO BATTERIESEDD GENTAUGUST 17, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
From lighting tricks to background arrangements to your intonation, we cover all the small tweaks you can make to have a big impact in our new virtual meeting rooms.
HOW TO ACE YOUR NEXT ONLINE PRESENTATIONJACKIE BISCHOFJULY 3, 2020QUARTZ
This was achieved through a variety of tweaks to the telescope, including a new coating for its lens and a series of optimizations of the optical systems used to detect the entangled photons.
CHINA TAKES ANOTHER STEP TOWARDS UNCRACKABLE QUANTUM COMMUNICATIONEDD GENTJUNE 15, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
A genetic tweak to certain neurons in their brains keeps them awake for as long as they live.
WHY SLEEP DEPRIVATION KILLSVERONIQUE GREENWOODJUNE 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
There’s even a DNA tweak that can make someone’s hair uncombable.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT HAIRBETHANY BROOKSHIREJUNE 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
If you’ve seen the 2017 remake, with Emma Watson, you probably noticed some tweaks.
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She had traveled the world; she had danced with kings, and had made two popes laugh and tweak her pointed chin.
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WORDS RELATED TO TWEAK

  • bend
  • blemish
  • blight
  • blot
  • break
  • bruise
  • deface
  • deform
  • detract
  • ding
  • disfigure
  • foul up
  • harm
  • impair
  • injure
  • louse up
  • maim
  • mangle
  • mess up
  • mutilate
  • queer
  • rough up
  • ruin
  • scar
  • scratch
  • shake up
  • spoil
  • stain
  • sully
  • taint
  • tarnish
  • tweak
  • vitiate
  • warp
  • wreck
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