Definition of "zeroes" []

  • The symbol 0, indicating an absence of quantity or magnitude; nought (noun)
  • The integer denoted by the symbol 0; nought (noun)
  • The cardinal number between +1 and –1 (noun)
  • Nothing; nil (noun)
  • A person or thing of no significance; nonentity (noun)
  • The lowest point or degree (noun)
  • The line or point on a scale of measurement from which the graduations commence (noun)
  • The temperature, pressure, etc, that registers a reading of zero on a scale (noun)
  • The value of a variable, such as temperature, obtained under specified conditions (noun)
  • A gunsight setting in which accurate allowance has been made for both windage and elevation for a specified range (noun)
  • The cardinal number of a set with no members (noun)
  • The identity element of addition (noun)
  • An allomorph with no phonetic realization, as the plural marker of English sheep (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A bond that pays no interest, the equivalent being paid in its redemption value (noun)
  • Having no measurable quantity, magnitude, etc (adjective)
  • (of a cloud ceiling) limiting visibility to 15 metres (50 feet) or less (adjective)
  • (of horizontal visibility) limited to 50 metres (165 feet) or less (adjective)
  • To adjust (an instrument, apparatus, etc) so as to read zero or a position taken as zero (verb)
  • No (thing) at all (determiner)
  • Plural form of zero. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • The decade of the 1800s, 1900s, 2000s, etc. The noughties. The 2000s. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of zero. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "zeroes" in a sentence
  • "Mrs. Heffley, enigmatic behind the twin zeroes of her spectacles, is a shrewd dispenser of domestic justice, while Mr. H (a Civil War nut) tends to do his parenting in lunges of impetuous dad-ness."
  • "A few months earlier, New Scotland Yard had learned from the Department of Homeland Security about the two stolen credit-card numbers that had been given to Loock to set up the strange sites with names in zeroes and ones."
  • "SupRip to get the subtitles into SRT format, then I have to edit that because the final subtitle time is always wrong in what SupRip produces (it uses an end code of all zeroes, which is wrong) and it causes some MKV programs to choke."