1. PIE base *twi- "two", from root of two => twist, tweak, twitch, twig.
来自古英语 twiccian,拔，拉，来自 Proto-Germanic*twikkijana,钉，掐，系牢，系紧，词源同 twitch.引申诸相关词义。
- tweak: see twig
- tweak (v.)
- "pinch, pluck, twist," usually to the nose, c. 1600, probably from Middle English twikken "to draw, tug, pluck" (mid-15c.), from Old English twiccian "to pluck," of obscure origin; perhaps related to twitch. Meaning "to make fine adjustments" is attested from 1966. Related: Tweaked; tweaking.
- tweak (n.)
- c. 1600, "a twitch, a pluck," from tweak (v.). As "a fine adjustment" by 1989.
- 1. He gave the boy's ear a painful tweak.
- 2. He expects the system to get even better as the engineers tweak its performance.
- 3. What tweak does child night sweat have to you can be solved?
- 4. Genetic tweak makes virus favour human nose and throat.
- 5. The rest could be made up with a tweak to compensation ratios.
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