crosstalk crosstalk  /ˈkrɔ ˈstɔk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the presence of an unwanted signal via an accidental coupling

Usage(s):

  • Any crosstalk between the two sides apparently distracts the brain from its job.

News

  • The Pros and Cons of Vectoring

    Vectoring is an extension of DSL technology that employs the coordination of line signals to reduce crosstalk levels to improve performance. It is based on the concept of noise cancellation: the technology analyses noise conditions on copper lines and creates a cancelling anti-noise signal.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: CircleID

Quotes

  1. Taking Pictures, as the skit is sometimes called in English, "was an experience that I actually had," Jiang said recently, in a telephone interview conducted through an interpreter. "When you listen to the crosstalk, it sounds funny, but...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Jiang Kun Source: Globe and Mail

  2. "We have too much crossfire, but not enough crosstalk," Warner said.
    on May 15, 2006 By: Mark Warner Source: Washington Post

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