Zero Insertion Force (ZIF)

Technology / Computers / Zero Insertion Force (ZIF): Sockets that require no physical force to be used in order to insert the chip. Primarily used with modern CPUs.

Other Words for Force

Force Noun Synonyms: troops, soldiers, army
Force Verb Synonyms: exact, extort, extract, wrest, wring, drag
Force Adjective Synonyms: power, might, energy, strength, potency, vigor, intensity, violence, impact, dynamism, pressure
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Other Words for Zero

Zero Noun Synonyms: nil, null, nothing, nought or naught, aught, cipher, duck, nix, goose-egg, nada, niente, (sweet) Fanny Adams or F.A., bugger-all, zilch
Zero Verb Synonyms: (rock) bottom, nadir
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Zero Bit Detection

Technology / Home Audio / Zero Bit Detection: A circuit in a D/A converter that monitors the digital audio bit stream. Upon encountering all bits low, or zero bits, the output of the D/A is disconnected from the preamp. This improves the signal-t MORE

Zero Based Budget (ZBB)

Business / Accounting / Zero Based Budget (ZBB): Starting a budget at zero and justifying every cost that increases that budget. MORE

Zero Based Account (ZBA)

Business / Accounting / Zero Based Account (ZBA): Usually applied to a personal account (checking) where the balance is kept as close to zero as possible by transferring money between that account and, say, a deposit account. MORE

Zero Balancing

Health / Massage / Zero Balancing: Zero Balancing was developed by Fritz Smith, MD, and has its roots in osteopathy, acupuncture, Rolfing, and meditation. Relaxing, yet energizing, Zero Balancing integrates fundamental principles of We MORE

Zero Coupon Bonds

Business / Real Estate / Zero Coupon Bonds: A single-payment bond that grows to its face value over a prescribed time period at a specific interest rate. All compound interest is tax-deferred until the bond is cashed. MORE

Zero Crossing

Technology / Home Audio / Zero Crossing: An analog waveform consists of two alternating voltage polarities (positive to negative to positive...etc.). The point where the polarity changes from positive to negative, or vice versa, is called th MORE

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