Null meaning

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The definition of null is a zero value, or is something that is no longer valid or relevant.

When you have zero of something, this is an example of null.

When a contract is voided, this is an example of a null contract.

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Zero; nothing.
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Having no legal force; invalid.

Render a contract null and void.

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Amounting to naught; nil.
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Of no consequence, effect, or value; insignificant.
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Amounting to nothing; absent or nonexistent.

A null result.

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Of or relating to a set having no members or to zero magnitude.
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To make null.
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An instrument reading of zero.
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Without legal force; not binding; invalid.
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Of no value, effect, or consequence; insignificant.
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Designating, of, or being zero.
  • Having all zero elements.
    null matrix.
  • Having a limit of zero.
    null sequence.
  • Having no members whatsoever.
    null set.
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Of or relating to a set having no members or to zero magnitude.
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A character that is all 0 bits. Also written as "NUL," it is the first character in the ASCII and EBCDIC data codes. In hex, it displays and prints as 00; in decimal, it may appear as a single zero in a chart of codes, but displays and prints as a blank space.Nulls are naturally found in binary numbers when a byte contains all zeros, and they are used to pad fields (see padding). A null may function as a delimiter; for example, in C/C++, a null character is inserted at the end of a character string to mark the end of the text.
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Valueless; amounting to nothing; zero.
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In some computer programs, a field into which nothing is entered, not even a zero (0). In such programs, even a 0 can affect calculations. See also negative and positive.
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A non-existent or empty value or set of values.
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Something that has no force or meaning.
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(computing) The attribute of an entity that has no valid value.

Since no date of birth was entered for the patient, his age is null.

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One of the beads in nulled work.
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Having no validity, "null and void"
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(mathematics) Of or comprising a value of precisely zero.
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(genetics, of a mutation) Causing a complete loss of gene function, amorphic.
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(computing) The ASCII or Unicode character (␀), represented by a zero value, that indicates no character and is sometimes used as a string terminator.
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(mathematics) Of the null set.
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Origin of null

  • French nul from Old French from Latin nūllus ne in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French nul, from Latin nullus.

    From Wiktionary