Definition of crosstalk in English:


Line breaks: cross|talk
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒstɔːk


[mass noun]
  • 1Unwanted transfer of signals between communication channels.
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    • This was key to avoid unwanted measurement crosstalk that destroys quantum information.
    • You're dealing with electrical signals that are subject to corrosion, crosstalk and shorts.
    • An apparatus and method for reducing crosstalk and other noise sources in downhole tools is disclosed.
  • 2Witty conversation; repartee.
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    • The room can suddenly fill with terse and emotionally charged crosstalk, sounding much like a hospital emergency room.

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