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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’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The traditional means of measuring jitter on an oscilloscope involves measuring the statistics of the eye pattern data at the zero crossing points.’
- ‘It can also be defined as any unwanted variations in the zero crossings of the recovered signal.’
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