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number (plural zeros)
no quantity or number; naught; the figure 0:figures from zero to nine you’ve left off a zero—it should be five hundred million a point on a scale or instrument from which a positive or negative quantity is reckoned:the gauge dropped to zero [as adjective]:a zero rate of interest the temperature corresponding to 0° on the Celsius scale (32° Fahrenheit), marking the freezing point of water:the temperature was below zero the temperature corresponding to 0° on the Fahrenheit scale (approximately minus 18° Celsius), considered a very cold temperature, especially for outdoor activities:thirty below zero!See also subzero. [usually as adjective] Linguistics the absence of an actual word or morpheme to realize a syntactic or morphological phenomenon:the zero plural in “three sheep.” the lowest possible amount or level; nothing at all:I rated my chances as zero informal a worthless or contemptibly undistinguished person:her husband is an absolute zero
verb (zeroes, zeroing, zeroed) [with object]
1adjust (an instrument) to zero:zero the counter when the tape has rewound 2set the sights of (a gun) for firing.
Make the plural of zero
in the usual way, by adding -s