Meaning of zeroize in English:

zeroize

(also zeroise)

Pronunciation /ˈzɪərəʊʌɪz/

verb

  • To adjust (an instrument or device) to give a zero reading, especially for the purposes of calibration; to assign a value of zero to.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal United States Artillery. From zero + -ize.