zero

Part of speech: noun

The numeral 0; a cipher.

Part of speech: noun

The absence of quantity; nothing.

Part of speech: noun

The lowest point, as on the scale of a thermometer.

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Usage examples "zero":

  1. The air outside was still, but the temperature was below zero. - "Humorous Ghost Stories", Dorothy Scarborough.
  2. The order had been that all books were to be turned in and anyone found possessing a book would be given zero in the test. - "The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan", Lizette M. Edholm.
  3. The Zero of Temperature. - "Is Mars Habitable?", Alfred Russel Wallace.