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Embedded Systems Glossary: Z

zero

1. See logic 0.

2. n. A processor flag indicating whether the previous instruction resulted in a zero result.

3. v. To set something (a bit or signal) to 0.

ZIF socket

(like riff) n. An IC socket that is designed for ease of chip insertion and removal. Short for Zero Insertion Force.