Definition of non-zero in English:


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Having a positive or negative value; not equal to zero: an extremely small but non-zero chance non-zero-sum games had very different strategic implications than zero-sum games
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  • The principal quantum number n may have any positive, non-zero integer value.
  • In the model tests it was found that some rows and columns had a larger number of zero values than non-zero values.
  • The tiny non-zero value of the effective cosmological constant is hard to understand using traditional particle physics arguments.

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