Definitions for zero

Definitions for (noun) zero

Main entry: zero

Definition: the sight setting that will cause a projectile to hit the center of the target with no wind blowing

Main entry: zero point, zero

Definition: the point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured

Main entry: aught, goose egg, cypher, nothing, null, nil, nix, nada, naught, zilch, zip, zippo, zero, cipher

Definition: a quantity of no importance

Usage: 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

Main entry: cypher, nought, 0, cipher, zero

Definition: a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number

Definitions for (verb) zero

Main entry: zero, zero in

Definition: adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun)

Usage: He zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards

Main entry: zero

Definition: adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value

Definitions for (adj) zero

Main entry: zero, 0

Definition: indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration

Usage: a zero score

Main entry: zero

Definition: indicating an initial point or origin

Main entry: zero

Definition: having no measurable or otherwise determinable value

Usage: the goal is zero population growth

Main entry: zero

Definition: of or relating to the null set (a set with no members)

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