How to use Out-of-tune in a sentence

out-of-tune
  • She smiled, grateful that Alex didn't know he was out of tune.

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  • If, the two pipes are slightly out of tune when sounded separately together they sound a common note which may be higher than that due to either alone.

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  • The more, therefore, these are out of tune the more rapidly will the beats follow each other.

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  • The vibrograph is also well suited for the same purpose, and so in an especial manner is Helmholtz's double siren, in which, by continually turning round the upper box, a note is produced by it more or less out of tune with the note formed by the lower chest, according as the handle is moved more or less rapidly, and most audible beats ensue.

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  • When any bell is out of tune it sounds mournful instead of joyous.

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  • The phenomena of beats may be easily observed with two organpipes put slightly out of tune by placing the hand near the open end of one of them, with two musical strings on a resonant chest, or with two tuning-forks of the same pitch mounted on their resonance boxes, or held over a resonant cavity (such as a glass jar), one of the forks being put out of tune by loading one prong with a small lump of beeswax.

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  • They were singing snatches of the song of the revolt, most of them out of tune.

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  • If you pull too much through, the string won't wrap around enough and therefore won't be properly anchored and could slip out of tune more often.

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  • However, always try to remember that the neck the fretboard runs across can fall in and out of tune itself.

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