Complete Definition of "null"

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English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÊŚl|-ÊŚl

Etymology
From MF. nul, from L. nullus.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A nonexistant or empty value or set of values.
  2. Zero; nothing
  3. computing the ASCII character hex"00"
  4. computing the attribute of an entity that has no valid value

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Having no legal validity, "null and void"
  2. insignificant

#* 1924, Marcel Proust, Within a Budding Grove:
#*: In proportion as we descend the social scale our snobbishness fastens on to mere nothings which are perhaps no more null than the distinctions observed by the aristocracy, but, being more obscure, more peculiar to the individual, take us more by surprise.

  1. absent or nonexistant
  2. mathematics of the null set
  3. mathematics of or comprising a value of precisely zero
  4. context|genetics|of a mutation causing a complete loss of gene function, amorphic.

Derived terms
nullity

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb

  1. to nullify

Related terms
annul

See also
nil


Estonian

Numeral
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  1. cardinal|lang=et zero

German

Numeral
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  1. cardinal|lang=de zero

Norwegian

Numeral
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  1. cardinal|lang=no zero

Noun
no-noun-m1

  1. zero

no-noun-n4

  1. zero (derogatory about a person)

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