1(of a musical instrument) able to be adjusted to the correct or uniform pitch.
- ‘most of these old uprights aren't tunable’
2(of a receiver circuit such as a radio or television) able to be adjusted to the frequency of the required signal.
- ‘the radio is tunable to only a selected band of frequencies’
3(of an engine or mechanical parts) able to be adjusted so that a vehicle runs smoothly and efficiently.
- ‘this is a very tunable engine that can put out big power with a few mods’
4mainly technical Able to be adjusted or adapted.
- ‘two tunable lasers are used to modulate the amplitude’