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Definition of "zero-point" []

  • Associated with zero on any scale, but particularly with a temperature of absolute zero (adjective)

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Use "zero-point" in a sentence
  • "This tiny residual motion is called zero-point energy, which is the minimum quantum energy associated with a particle due to its confinement."
  • "Known as a zero-point field, this Dark Star is a moving body of negative energy that will destroy all life on Earth when it returns to the edge of our solar system in March 2008."
  • "A future society, reaping the benefits of nanotechnology, zero-point energy, and other advances unfathomable to us cryonauts, could not help but be magnanimous and grant us our last and greatest wish."