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Definitions of zero

  1. adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun); "He zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the quantity that registers a reading of zero on a scale Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. A cipher; nothing; naught. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The point from which the graduation of a scale, as of a thermometer, commences. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Fig.: The lowest point; the point of exhaustion; as, his patience had nearly reached zero. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A cipher; nothing; neutral point on a scale, of temperature, etc., from which reckoning begins: zero hour, the hour fixed for beginning a military engagement, as an advance, or attack. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Cipher: nothing: the point from which a thermometer is graduated. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. The cipher 0 : nothing; point from which a thermometer, &c., is graduated. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. The numeral 0; a cipher. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. The absence of quantity; nothing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. The lowest point, as on the scale of a thermometer. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A cipher; nothing; the point of a thermometer from which it is graduated, being in Reaumur's and the centigrade thermometers, at the freezing point of water; in Fahrenheit's thermometer, at 32 Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. The neutral point between any ascending and descending scale or series, generally represented by the mark o; the extreme point of depression; naught; nothing; the point of a graduated instr. at which its scale commences. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. The origin of graduation. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  17. indicating an initial point or origin Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. having no measurable or otherwise determinable value; "the goal is zero population growth" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for zero

  1. Whether the minimum temperature be as high as 50 degrees, or but little above zero the effect is the same, except that hoar- frost or ice forms in the latter case. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  2. Zero time for the assault was fixed at 3. 45 p. – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
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