How to Pronounce nought?

Correct pronunciation for the word "nought" is [nˈɔːt], [nˈɔːt], [n_ˈɔː_t].

"Nought" in context

Nought is a mathematical concept most commonly used in primary and secondary education. It refers to a zero value, meaning there is no quantity present. Noughts and crosses, more commonly known in North America as tic-tac-toe, is one of the most popular games to use noughts and crosses as a form of play. A nought also represents the absence of a value or quality. It is represented as the symbol 0 (zero). In computer programming, nought is used as an operator to signify a lack of input. Noughts are also used in number systems, currency and other mathematical processes.


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