Definition of Zero in English :
Define Zero in English
Zero meaning in English
Meaning of Zero in English
Pronunciation of Zero in English
Zero pronunciation in English
Pronounce Zero in Englishsee synonyms of zero
a quantity of no importance
Example Sentences:'it looked like nothing I had ever seen before''reduced to nil all the work we had done''we racked up a pathetic goose egg''it was all for naught''I didn't hear zilch about it'
a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
3. zero, zero point
the point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured
the sight setting that will cause a projectile to hit the center of the target with no wind blowing
adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value
6. zero, zero in
adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun)
Example Sentences:'He zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards'
7. 0, zero
indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration
Example Sentences:'a zero score'
having no measurable or otherwise determinable value
Example Sentences:'the goal is zero population growth'
indicating an initial point or origin
of or relating to the null set (a set with no members)
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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