## Definitions

**17 meanings**of the word

**Zeroes**.

### Zeroes - as a noun

The numeric symbol that represents the cardinal number zero.

Example: "In unary and k-adic notation in general, zero is the empty string."

The digit 0 in the decimal, binary, and all other base numbering systems.

Example: "One million has six zeroes."

Nothing, or none.

Example: "He knows zero about humour."

The value of a magnitude corresponding to the cardinal number zero.

Example: "The electromagnetic field does not drop all of the way to zero before a reversal."

The point on a scale at which numbering or measurement originates.

Example: "The temperature outside is ten degrees below zero."

A value of the independent variables of a function, for which the function is equal to zero.

Example: "The derivative of a continuous, differentiable function that twice crosses the axis must have a zero."

The additive identity element of a monoid or greater algebraic structure, particularly a group or ring.

Example: "Since a commutative zero is the inverse of any additive identity, it must be unique when it exists."

A person of little or no importance.

Example: "They rudely treated him like a zero."

A mitsubishi a6m zero, a long range fighter aircraft operated by the japanese navy air service from 1940 to 1945.

A setting of calibrated instruments such as a firearm.

A security which has a zero coupon (paying no periodic interest).

Example: "The takeovers were financed by issuing zeroes."

The decade of the 1800s, 1900s, 2000s, etc. the noughties. the 2000s.

### Zeroes - as a verb

To set a measuring instrument to zero; to calibrate instrument scale to valid zero.

Example: "Zero the fluorometer with the same solvent used in extraction."

To change a memory location or range to values of zero; to set a variable in a computer program to zero.

Example: "Results were inconsistent because an array wasn’t zeroed during initialization."

To cause or set some value or amount to be zero.

Example: "They tried to zero the budget by the end of the quarter."

To eliminate; to delete; to overwrite with zeros.

To disappear

## Word Game Points

**zeroes**is

**valid**for both Scrabble US and EU

**ZEROES**has a

**SCRABBLE**points total of

**15**.

**zeroes**is

**valid**for Words With Friends

**ZEROES**has a

**WORDS WITH FRIENDS**points total of

**15**.

**zeroes**is

**valid**for WordFeud

**ZEROES**has a

**WORDFEUD**points total of

**15**.