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English adjective: zero

1. zero indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration


SamplesA zero score.


Synonyms0


Similarcardinal


Antonymsordinal

2. zero having no measurable or otherwise determinable value


SamplesThe goal is zero population growth.


Similarno


Antonymsall, some

3. zero indicating an initial point or origin


Similarordinal


Antonymscardinal

4. zero of or relating to the null set (a set with no members)


English noun: zero

1. zero (quantity) a quantity of no importance


SamplesIt 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.


Synonymsaught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, nada, naught, nil, nix, nothing, null, zilch, zip, zippo


Broader (hypernym)relative quantity


Narrower (hyponym)bugger all, Fanny Adams, fuck all, nihil, sweet Fanny Adams

2. zero (quantity) a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number


Synonyms0, cipher, cypher, nought


Broader (hypernym)digit, figure

3. zero (cognition) the point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured


Synonymszero point


Broader (hypernym)numerical quantity

4. zero (artifact) the sight setting that will cause a projectile to hit the center of the target with no wind blowing


Broader (hypernym)sight setting


English verb: zero

1. zero (change) adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adjust, correct, set

2. zero (change) adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun)


SamplesHe zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards.


Synonymszero in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adjust, correct, set









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