syntonize

[ sin-tn-ahyz ]

verb (used with object),syn·to·nized, syn·to·niz·ing.
  1. to render syntonic; tune to the same frequency.

Origin of syntonize

1
First recorded in 1890–95; synton(y) + -ize
  • Also especially British, syn·to·nise .

Other words from syntonize

  • syn·to·ni·za·tion, noun
  • syn·to·niz·er, noun

Words Nearby syntonize

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How to use syntonize in a sentence

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

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