Definition of zero crossing in English:

zero crossing

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  • The point at which a function crosses the horizontal axis as its value passes through zero and changes sign: an accumulation of zero crossings [as modifier]: it dramatically reduces zero-crossing distortion
    More example sentences
    • We plotted songs on a zero-crossing oscilloscope and printed them to paper.
    • The traditional means of measuring jitter on an oscilloscope involves measuring the statistics of the eye pattern data at the zero crossing points.
    • The time of the peak AP corresponds to the zero-crossing between the forward and backward phases of the AC.

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