syntonize

[ sin-tn-ahyz ]
/ ˈsɪn tnˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), syn·to·nized, syn·to·niz·ing.

to render syntonic; tune to the same frequency.

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Also especially British, syn·to·nise .

Origin of syntonize

First recorded in 1890–95; synton(y) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM syntonize

syn·to·ni·za·tion, nounsyn·to·niz·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for syntonize

  • It is found possible to "tune," or "syntonize," the aërial rod or wire of a receiving station with a transmitter.

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