blanking level

blanking level

[′blaŋk·iŋ ‚lev·əl]
(electronics)
The level that separates picture information from synchronizing information in a composite television picture signal; coincides with the level of the base of the synchronizing pulses. Also known as pedestal; pedestal level.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.