Meaning of zeroable in English:


Pronunciation /ˈzɪərəʊəbl/


  • 1Of an instrument or device: capable of being adjusted to give a zero reading, especially for the purposes of calibration.

  • 2Linguistics
    That may be omitted from a sentence without loss of meaning.

    Frequently in or with reference to the works of the U.S. linguist Zellig Harris (1909–92).


1950s; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. Partly from zero + -able.