Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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null

[nuhl]
adjective
1. without value, effect, consequence, or significance.
2. being or amounting to nothing; nil; lacking; nonexistent.
3. Mathematics.
a. empty.
b. of measure zero.
4. being or amounting to zero.
noun
5. Electronics. a point of minimum signal reception, as on a radio direction finder or other electronic meter.
verb (used with object)
6. to cancel; make null. Idioms
7. null and void, without legal force or effect; not valid: This contract is null and void. 

Origin:
1555–65; < Latin nūllus, equivalent to n ( e ) not + ūllus any

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