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It is vanity to desire a long life and to take no heed of a good life.
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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Middle French nul, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] nullus.

Noun

Singular
null

Plural
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null ({{{1}}})
  1. A non-existent or empty value or set of values.
  2. Zero; nothing.
  3. (computing) the ASCII or Unicode character, represented by a zero value, that indicates no character and is sometimes used as a string terminator.
  4. (computing) the attribute of an entity that has no valid value.

Adjective

null (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
null

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Having no legal validity, "null and void"
  2. insignificant
    • 1924, Marcel Proust, Within a Budding Grove:
      In proportion as we descend the social scale our snobbishness fastens on to mere nothings which are perhaps no more null than the distinctions observed by the aristocracy, but, being more obscure, more peculiar to the individual, take us more by surprise.
  3. absent or non-existent
  4. (mathematics) of the null set
  5. (mathematics) of or comprising a value of precisely zero
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) causing a complete loss of gene function, amorphic.

Derived terms

Verb

Infinitive
to null

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to null (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) to nullify

Related terms

See also


Estonian

Numeral

null

  1. (cardinal) zero

German

Pronunciation

Numeral

null

  1. (cardinal) zero

Norwegian

Numeral

null

  1. (cardinal) zero

Noun

null m. (definite singular nullen; indefinite plural nuller; definite plural nullene)

  1. zero

null n. (definite singular nullet; indefinite plural nuller; definite plural nulla/nullene)

  1. zero (derogatory about a person)

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