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# zero

Definition of zero, meaning of zero

Noun

 Singular zero Plural zeros or zeroes

zero (plural zeros or zeroes)

1. The cardinal number that denotes no quantity or amount at all.
The conductor waited until the passenger count was zero.
2. The numeral symbol that represents the cardinal number zero.
In unary and k-adic notation in general, zero is the empty string.
Write 0.0 to indicate a floating point rather than the integer zero.
3. The digit 0 in the decimal, binary, and all other base numbering systems.
One million has six zeros.
4. A point on a scale at which numbering or measurement originates.
The temperature outside is ten degrees below zero.
5. A lowest point.
The electromagnetic field does not drop all the way to zero before a reversal.
6. (informal, uncountable) An amount or degree that is for practical purposes irrelevant.
In the end, all our hard work amounted to zero.
7. (slang) A person of little or no importance.
They rudely treated him like a zero.
8. (mathematics) A value of a functionâ€™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 zero.
The nontrivial zeros of the Riemann zeta function may all lie on the critical line.
9. (mathematics) The additive identity element of a monoid or greater algebraic structure, particularly a group or ring.
Since a commutative zero 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 zero element.
10. Setting of a firearm. See zero in.

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4 letters in word "zero": E O R Z.

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