non-zero non-zero

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not involving zero

Usage(s):

  1. Once you're convinced that non-zero-sum collaboration isn't in the cards, the bonhomie dries up.
  2. Again and again in the Bible, this perception of non-zero-sumness underlies religious tolerance.
  3. The name of the Berlin game, though, is non-zero-sum: You and I win or lose together, which means that we better cooperate.

News

  • ExploitHub and Rift Recon Announce Global Strategic Partnership

    Rift Recon LLC, a hardware and physical security services provider today announced a strategic partnership with ExploitHub, Inc., the worlds first marketplace for validated, non-zero-day exploits. The strategic partnership will leverage Rift Recon’s robust physical security services with ExploitHub's security-focused marketplace. (PRWeb July 30, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com ...
    on July 31, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "The data indicate that the strange quark contributions are non-zero over the entire range of our measurements," Beck says, "And there are a couple of points that overlap other measurements. They agree, so that's a good thing."
    on Jun 20, 2005 By: Beck Source: PhysOrg.com

  2. Blanchflower believes the risk of inflation falling below 1 percent before the end of his present term on the MPC in May 2009 is "non-zero and rising".
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: David Blanchflower Source: FXstreet.com The Foreign Exchange Market

  3. "A small non-zero dark energy is more difficult to explain than zero," says Sean Carroll, a cosmologist from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. "So we are driven to wilder ideas."
    on Feb 16, 2007 By: Sean Carroll Source: New Scientist (subscription)

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