Definition of zero crossing in English:

zero crossing


  • 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’
    • ‘It can also be defined as any unwanted variations in the zero crossings of the recovered signal.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We plotted songs on a zero-crossing oscilloscope and printed them to paper.’