HyperDic: zero

English > 10 senses of the word zero:
NOUNquantityzero, nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zilch, zip, zippoa quantity of no importance
quantityzero, 0, nought, cipher, cyphera mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
cognitionzero, zero pointthe point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured
artifactzerothe sight setting that will cause a projectile to hit the center of the target with no wind blowing
ADJECTIVEallzero, 0indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration / consideration
allzerohaving no measurable or otherwise determinable value
allzeroindicating an initial point or origin
pertzeroof or relating to the null set (a set with no members)
VERBchangezeroadjust (an instrument or device) to zero value
changezero, zero inadjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun)
zero > pronunciation
Soundszih'row; ziy'row
RhymesAfro ... yarrow: 75 rhymes with row...
English > zero: 10 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIndicating the absence of any or all units under consideration / consideration.
Example"a zero score"
Synonym0
BroadercardinalBeing or denoting a numerical quantity but not order
Spanish0, cero
Catalan0, zero
English > zero: 10 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving no measurable or otherwise determinable value.
Example"the goal is zero population growth"
Broadernoquantifier
Spanishnulo
English > zero: 10 senses > adjective 3
MeaningIndicating an initial point or origin.
BroaderordinalBeing or denoting a numerical order in a series
English > zero: 10 senses > adjective 4, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the null set (a set with no members).
Nounsnull seta set that is empty
English > zero: 10 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA quantity of no importance.
Synonymsnothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zilch, zip, zippo
Narrowerbugger all, fuck all, Fanny Adams, sweet Fanny AdamsLittle or nothing at all
nihil(Latin) nil
Broaderrelative quantityA quantity relative to some purpose
Spanishcero, nada, nix, nulo, zip
Catalannix, res, zero, zip
Verbszeroadjust (an instrument or device) to zero value
English > zero: 10 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number.
Synonyms0, nought, cipher, cypher
Broaderdigit, figureOne of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
Spanish0, cero, cifra
Catalan0, zero
Adjectivesnilpotentequal to zero when raised to a certain power
Verbszeroadjust (an instrument or device) to zero value
English > zero: 10 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured.
Synonymzero point
Broadernumerical quantityA quantity expressed as a number
Spanishcero
Catalanzero
Verbszeroadjust (an instrument or device) to zero value
English > zero: 10 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe sight setting that will cause a projectile to hit the center of the target with no wind blowing.
Broadersight settingThe adjustment of a gunsight for elevation and windage on a particular range under favorable light conditions
English > zero: 10 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningAdjust (an instrument or device) to zero value.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderadjust, set, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Nounszerothe point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured
zeroa mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
zeroa quantity of no importance
English > zero: 10 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningAdjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards"
Synonymzero in
Broaderadjust, set, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

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