Definition of crossover distortion in English:

crossover distortion

noun

Electronics
  • Distortion occurring where a signal changes from positive to negative or vice versa.

    • ‘The only way to totally eliminate crossover distortion is to use a Class A single sided amplifier.’
    • ‘This leads to an increase in crossover distortion and can cause problems with parasitic oscillations.’
    • ‘The effect of crossover distortion will be most pronounced when the amplitude of the input signal is small.’
    • ‘There is usually some discontinuity, and this leads to severe crossover distortion, a familiar term.’
    • ‘It is obvious that the output stage is suffering from severe crossover distortion effects.’