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Basic Tuning A tuning where the piano doesn't require a Pitch Correction of more than ±5.0 cents. Also called a "Standard Tuning". 
CA Glue Cyanoacrylate Glue (Super Glue) used to treat pinblocks with loose tuning pins. 
Cent (¢) 1/100th (1%) of a Half-Step. 100¢ = 1 Half-Step. 50¢ = Quarter-Step. 
Concert Pitch A = 440 Hz. Also referred to as "Standard Pitch". 
Pitch Correction A pre-tuning where all of the piano strings are roughly re-tensioned to raise or lower the pitch of the piano to its design specification, typically A440 Standard Pitch ("Concert Pitch") or a Custom Pitch. 
Pitch Lower Pitch Correction to bring the piano's pitch DOWN to Concert or Custom Pitch. 
Pitch Raise Pitch Correction to bring the piano's pitch UP to Concert or Custom Pitch. 
Standard Pitch A = 440 Hz. Also referred to as "Concert Pitch". 
Standard Tuning A tuning where the piano doesn't require a Pitch Correction of more than ±5.0 cents. Also called a "Basic Tuning". 
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