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  • n  a quantity of no importance
  • n  a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
  • n  the point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured
  • n  the sight setting that will cause a projectile to hit the center of the target with no wind blowing
  • v  adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value
  • v  adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun)
    He zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards
  • s  indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration
    a zero score
  • s  having no measurable or otherwise determinable value
    the goal is zero population growth
  • s  indicating an initial point or origin
  • a  of or relating to the null set (a set with no members)

  • There are signs the vatican has little tolerance for zero tolerance.
  • Ground zero has inspired dozens of books, several documentaries and passionate calls to rebuild and reclaim the hole in the ground with something both respectful and profitable.
  • Ground zero has become both a tourist-thronged landmark and an exclusive downtown club.
News & Articles

  • 'Zero Hour' has an epic plot
    TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE: 'Zero Hour' return, 8 and 9 p.m., ABC.
    June 15, 2013 - Reno Gazette-Journal
  • Zero Rolls Out a Rugged Electric Motorcycle for Special Ops
    Electric motorcycles just went from practical to tactical with the Zero MMX, the first all-electric bike developed specifically for the U.S. Special Operation Forces.        
    June 14, 2013 - Wired News
  • Zero Boys return
    Though the Zero Boys began in 1979, have reformed several times since their original seven-year run, and continue to leave an indelible mark on Atlanta's punk scene, local admirers seemingly, or, in the case of younger fans, literally, waited a lifetime to see them play here last April. A second chance to see the Midwestern punk legends will not require quite the wait, as the band headlines the ...
    June 13, 2013 - Creative Loafing Atlanta
Quotes

  • Ben Bernanke in The Australian
    Although conventional interest rate policy is constrained by the fact that nominal interest rates cannot fall below zero, the second arrow in the Federal Reserve's quiver - the provision of liquidity - remains effective,Mr Bernanke said.
  • Trevor Immelman in ESPN
    I didn't feel happy with my game,Immelman said Sunday evening, wearing his new green jacket but remembering his comeback from surgery. "I didn't feel happy with the way I was playing. I felt like I had to just basically start from zero...
  • President Bush in Boston Globe
    Under no circumstances should the NYPD or any other American authority assist President Ahmadinejad in visiting Ground Zero,Giuliani said in a statement issued by his campaign. "This is a man who has made threats against America and...

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