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zeros, plural;
  1. Adjust (an instrument) to zero
    • - zero the counter when the tape has rewound
  2. Set the sights of (a gun) for firing

Number (cardinal)
  1. No quantity or number; naught; the figure 0
    • - figures from zero to nine
    • - you've left off a zero—it should be five hundred million
  2. A point on a scale or instrument from which a positive or negative quantity is reckoned
    • - the gauge dropped to zero
    • - a zero rate of interest
  3. The temperature corresponding to 0° on the Celsius scale (32° Fahrenheit), marking the freezing point of water
    • - the temperature was below zero
  4. The temperature corresponding to 0° on the Fahrenheit scale (approximately minus 18° Celsius), considered a very cold temperature, esp. for outdoor activities
    • - thirty below zero!
  5. The absence of an actual word or morpheme to realize a syntactic or morphological phenomenon
    • - the zero plural in “three sheep.”
  6. The lowest possible amount or level; nothing at all
    • - I rated my chances as zero
  7. A worthless or contemptibly undistinguished person
    • - her husband is an absolute zero

  1. adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value
  2. indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration; "a zero score"
  3. nothing: a quantity of no importance; "it 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"
  4. a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
  5. adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun); "He zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards"
  6. zero(a): having no measurable or otherwise determinable value; "the goal is zero population growth"
  7. 0 may refer to: * 0 (number), the integer between −1 and +1 * 0 (year), the year (corresponding to 1 BC/BCE) that precedes the year 1 AD/CE in astronomical calculations. * Slashed zero, a glyph used to distinguish the numeral 0 from the letter O * Mr. ...
  8. This is a list of characters in the manga series O-Parts Hunter.
  9. Zero is the eleventh single by B'z, released on October 7, 1992, and the only one from their album Run. This song is one of B'z many number-one singles in Oricon chart. The single was re-released in 2003. It sold over 1,310,000 copies according to Oricon.
  10. Steve Kimock (born October 5, 1955 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is an American rock musician and guitarist.
  11. Beetle Bailey (begun on September 4, 1950) is an American comic strip set in a fictional United States Army military post, created by cartoonist Mort Walker. It is among the oldest comic strips still being produced by the original creator. ...
  12. João Zero, (born August 7, 1950 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian cartoonist and illustrator journalist.
  13. The numeric symbol that represents the cardinal number zero; The digit 0 in the decimal, binary, and all other base numbering systems; Nothing, or none; The value of a magnitude corresponding to the cardinal number zero; The point on a scale at which numbering or measurement originates; A ...
  14. (ZEROS) Planet, presumably located somewhere between Skaro and Mechanus, that is home to the Zerovians. (Impasse).
  15. (Zeros) Values that make the transfer function zero.  Factor in the numerator of the transfer function polynomial.
  16. (Zeros) Zero dividend preference shares (stock). Often issued by investment trusts (investment companies).
  17. To set the display to show zero weight. Used to reset the zero condition of a scale when small amounts of material are on the platform. Zero does not take away from the capacity of a scale. However it will only work in a very small range around the original zero condition for the scale. ...
  18. the dialog phase continues but the event is not passed to the default event processor (what this means effectively depends on the event).
  19. What you get if you pursue the program with only partial effort.
  20. The value of most betting systems and tips!
  21. A bet on the 0 number (coloured green) on the wheel. Pays 35 to 1.
  22. The process of positioning the magnified spread on an amplifier to a desired relative position on the scale. Zero is generally at midpoint of the full scale, but the spread may be positioned anywhere on the scale.
  23. A round figure often referred to by Doctor Cook in his diary, and which his enemies tried to make symbolic of himself.
  24. [from Arabic sifrom an empty thing cf cipher] As a mathematical idea, the absolute zero obtained by the subtraction of equal quantities (expressed by a - a), or the ideal zero denoting the imaginary limit of an infinite diminution (expressed by the quotient a/b, where a is indefinitely smaller ...