- The numeric symbol that represents the cardinal number zero.
verb (zero, es)
- In unary and k-adic notation in general, is the empty string.
- Write 0.0 to indicate a floating point rather than the integer .
- The sign in American Sign Language is considered rude in some cultures.
- The digit 0 in the decimal, binary, and all other base numbering systems.
- One million has six zeros.
- (context, informal, uncountable) nothing, Nothing; nought; an amount or degree that is for practical purposes irrelevant.
- The shipment was lost, so they had in stock.
- He knows about humor.
- In the end, all our hard work amounted to .
- A value of a magnitude.
- The electromagnetic field does not drop all the way to before a reversal.
- A point on a scale at which numbering or measurement originates.
- The temperature outside is ten degrees below .
- (mathematics) A value of a function"s independent variables for which the function is equal to zero.
- The zeros of a polynomial are its roots by the fundamental theorem of algebra.
- The derivative of a continuous, differentiable function that twice crosses the axis must have a .
- The nontrivial zeros of the Riemann zeta function may all lie on the critical line.
- (mathematics) The additive identity element of a monoid or greater algebraic structure, particularly a group or ring.
- Since a commutative is the inverse of any additive identity, it must be unique when it exists.
- The quotient ring over a maximal ideal is a field with a single element.
- (slang) A person of little or no importance.
- They rudely treated him like a .
- (military) A plane flown by a Japanese kamikaze in WWII.
- A setting of calibrated instruments such as a firearm.
- (transitive) To set a measuring instrument to zero; to calibrate instrument scale to valid zero.
- Zero the fluorometer with the same solvent used in extraction.
- (context, transitive, computing) To change a memory location or range to values of zero; to set a variable in a computer program to zero.
- Results were inconsistent because an array wasn"t zeroed during initialization.
- (transitive) To cause or set some value or amount to be zero.
- They tried to the budget by the end of the quarter.
- (informal) For all practical purposes irrelevant. Usage: + noun.
Etymology: From zéro < zeroItalian, zero < zephirum < (Arab.) (ARchar, Ù) (IPAchar, (áifr)) "nothing", "cipher".
- She showed respect.
- (meteorology) Of a cloud ceiling, limiting vision to 50 feet (15 meters) or less.
- (meteorology) Of horizontal visibility, limited to 165 feet (50.3 meters) or less.
- (linguistics) Present at an abstract level but not realized in the data.
- The stem of "kobieta" with the ending is "kobiet".
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